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Employment Law

A Practical Introduction

Gain a thorough grounding in the core principles and practices of UK employment law with the third edition of this practical guide from the HR Fundamentals series.
EAN: 9781398603950
Edition: 3
Format: 234x156
240 pages

About the book

The updated third edition of Employment Law is a clear and practical guide to understanding the complex, important system that regulates the relationship between employers and employees in the UK.

Understanding and applying the law effectively at work is essential for organizations. Employment Law offers a complete overview of the core components that form the interactions between an organization, its employees and the HR function. Featuring practical tools, checklists, case studies and real-life examples, it builds legal knowledge in key areas including recruitment, contracts, discrimination, equal pay, health and safety and managing the end of the employment relationship.

This fully updated third edition of Employment Law includes the latest developments and changes in law and HR perspectives. It contains new material on the changeability of the law, working in the gig economy and out-of-court settlements, supported by updated case studies and online resources.

The HR Fundamentals are a series of succinct, practical guides for students and those in the early stages of their HR careers, endorsed by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

About the authors

Elizabeth Aylott has over 15 years' experience as an HR specialist and lecturer in areas of Employee Relations and Employment Law. After a career in HR both in industry and the charitable sector, she joined the Hampshire Business School where she lectured on CIPD programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. She is based in Surrey, UK.