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Employment Law Handbook 7e (7th Revised edition)

Our Price: £79.95 
Author(s): Barnett, Baker & Butler;
Classification(s): Employment & labour law; Legal skills & practice;
Readership / Audience Level: Professional & Vocational
ISBN-13: 9781784460648
ISBN-10: 1784460648
Publication Date: 30 Sep 2017
Imprint: Law Society
Availability: In Print
Free Stock: In Stock
Publisher: Law Society
Publication Country: United Kingdom
Binding / Product Type: Paperback
Pages: 352
Dimensions: W: 156 mm / H: 234 mm
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The Employment Law Handbook provides comprehensive coverage of the main topics within employment law. The seventh edition of this popular book has been substantially rewritten to provide a practical and thorough consideration of all difficult employment law issues, containing a special focus on the problems HR professionals and employment lawyers may encounter, such as the increase in claims flowing from the Supreme Court's abolition of fees in Unison v The Lord Chancellor. This updated edition covers a range of new and anticipated developments in employment law, including: * worker status, including gig economy workers * holiday pay calculation * developments in unfair dismissal and discrimination law * Acas early conciliation * the abolition of the fees regime.

1. Introduction and employment status;

2. Contracts of employment;

3. Problems during employment;

4. Working time and time off work;

5. Family and flexible leave;

6. Detriments and dismissal for whistleblowing, trade union activities and health and safety at work;

7. Pay and notice periods;

8. Termination of employment;

9. Unfair and wrongful dismissal;

10. Redundancy;

11. Transfer of undertakings;

12. Protection from discrimination - the framework;

13. Types of discrimination;

14. Protected characteristics;

15. Other types of discrimination;

16. Remedies and compensation;

19. Time limits, procedure and settlement.



Author Biography

Daniel Barnett protects employers from employment claims in tribunal and High Court litigation. Practising from Outer Temple Chambers in central London, he acts for some of the biggest companies in the UK. Daniel also presents the legal hour on LBC radio. Gus Baker is a barrister at Outer Temple Chambers. Gus specialises in employment law and regularly represents employers, employees and trade unions in employment tribunals and civil courts. Stephen Butler is a barrister practising from Outer Temple Chambers. Stephen regularly represents and advises both employers and employees in the civil courts and employment tribunals in a wide variety of workplace claims.

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