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Drafting Employment Contracts 3e (3rd Revised edition)

Our Price: £99.95 
Author(s): Howard, G.;
Classification(s): Employment & labour law; Contract law; Legal skills & practice;
Readership / Audience Level: Professional & Vocational
ISBN-13: 9781784460112
ISBN-10: 1784460117
Publication Date: 31 Oct 2017
Imprint: Law Society
Availability: In Print
Free Stock: In Stock
Publisher: Law Society
Publication Country: United Kingdom
Binding / Product Type: Paperback
Items: Contains 1 CD-ROM and 1 Hardback
Pages: 720
Dimensions: W: 156 mm / H: 234 mm
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How do practitioners draft a contract of employment that is both comprehensive and comprehensible? One that covers necessary complexities but is clear? Save time and money by following the tried and tested guidance and clauses in Drafting Employment Contracts. This invaluable book offers practical and thorough coverage both as a tool to draft employment contracts and also as a guide for creating policy and executing it. Fully updated, this new third edition includes new precedents on checks on job applicants, a new policy on whistle blowing and also covers: * major changes on sickness and absence * changes to the law and case law on maternity, paternity and shared maternity leave * new flexible working rights * changes to drafting of email internet abuse and social networking policies * new case law includes: status of worker; whether refusing time off to attend religious festivals constitutes indirect religious discrimination; travel abroad and employer's duty of care and guidance.


1. The start of the employment relationship and making the offer;

2. The offer and written particulars: the principal statement;

3. Different types of contracts;

4. The 'Martini contract': 'any time, any place, anywhere';

5. Salary package and other financial terms and benefits;

6. Absence and sick pay;

7. Maternity, paternity, adoptive and parental leave;

8. Rules and standards of conduct;

9. Disciplinary and performance procedures;

10. Redundancy;

11. Grievances, harassment, bullying and 'whistleblowing';

12. Notice and notice clauses;

13. Emails, the internet, social media and data protection;

14. Restrictive covenants and confidentiality;

15. Settlement agreements.

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Author Biography

Gillian Howard runs her own practice specialising in employment, personal injury and clinical negligence. Gillian has acted for employers and employees in several high profile sex and race discrimination claims.

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