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Employment Law 2016

Twenty-third edition

James Holland, Stuart Burnett, and Philip Millington

December 2015

ISBN: 9780198747574

448 pages
Paperback
292x206mm

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Legal Practice Course Manuals

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An essential companion for students and trainee solicitors: examines the law in practice, and provides expert guidance on conduct and procedure

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Featuring questions and exercises, this text provides an accessible and structured explanation of employment law in practice. Diagrams and examples are included throughout to help explain key processes and procedures, while sample forms develop students' working knowledge of the subject.

  • Suitable for all students taking a module in employment law as part of the LPC, including information relevant to courses with either a private client or corporate focus
  • Includes examples and sample documents to demonstrate the practical applications of the law, ensuring students are prepared for situations they will face in their future career
  • Also suitable for legal apprentices or students enrolled on other vocational courses
  • Features end of chapter summaries and self-test questions to encourage students to review and consolidate their reading while identifying areas where further study may be needed
  • Uses flow charts and diagrams to clearly explain complex processes and common areas of difficulty
  • Accompanied by an Online Resource Centre which provides updates to the law post-publication, online answers to the questions in the text, self-test questions, and electronic versions of flowcharts and diagrams for use in notes and presentations
  • Access to the digital version of this book comes with every purchase to enable a more flexible learning experience - redeem your 12 months' access to Law Trove by 30 June 2016

New to this edition

  • Coverage of Smith v Carillion (JM) Ltd [2015] IRLR 467 on contracts of employment with the client organisation
  • Stack v Ajar-Tec Ltd [2015] IRLR 474 on directors and shareholders
  • Changes to the definition of working hours in relation to the ECJ's decision of Federación de Servicios Privados del sindicato Comisiones obreras (CC.OO.) v Tyco Integrated Security SL, Tyco Integrated Fire & Security Corporation Servicios SA
  • Patterson v Castlereagh Borough Council [2015] IRLR 721 on the decision on voluntary overtime pay
  • Changes to shared parental leave
  • Updates to the role of ACAS

About the Author(s)

James Holland, Emeritus Professor of Employment Law, University of the West of England, Bristol, Stuart Burnett, Formerly Director of Operations, EEF Western, and Philip Millington, Solicitor (non-practising), Director (Professional Law Courses), Department of Law, University of the West of England

James Holland, LLB, PhD, Barrister Emeritus Professor of Employment Law, University of the West of England, Bristol

Stuart Burnett, MA, LLM, Barrister Formerly Director of Operations, EEF Western

Philip Millington, BA, MA Solicitor (non-practising), Director (Professional Law Courses), Department of Law, University of the West of England

Table of Contents

    1:Overview of employment law
    2:Definition of 'employee'
    3:Formation of the contract
    4:Statutory controls on the contents of the contract
    5:Operation of the contract
    6:Equality in employment: discrimination
    7:Equality in employment: equal pay and atypical work
    8:Protecting business secrets
    9:Restraint of trade
    10:Termination of the contract at common law
    11:Unfair dismissal: dismissal and fair reasons
    12:Unfair dismissal: determining fairness
    13:Remedies for unfair dismissal
    14:Redundancy
    15:Takeovers and transfers of undertakings
    16:Employment tribunal procedure

Additional Resources

This book is also accompanied by a free Online Resource Centre (www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/orc/employment2016/) which includes updates to the law post-publication, self-test questions with instant feedback, outline answers to the questions in the book, and electronic versions of flowcharts and diagrams to assist with notes and revision.

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