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Employment Law Concentrate

Law Revision and Study Guide

Sixth Edition

Michael Jefferson

August 2018

ISBN: 9780198815167

232 pages

In Stock


Price: £12.99

Highest quality revision and study guides for use alongside core reading to help consolidate knowledge, focus revision, and maximise potential.



Employment Law Concentrate is written and designed to help you succeed. Accurate and reliable, Concentrate guides help focus your revision and maximise your exam performance. Each guide includes revision tips, advice on how to achieve extra marks, and a thorough and focused breakdown of the key topics and cases.

  • Written by experts and covering all the key topics so you can approach your exams with confidence
  • Clear, concise, and easy-to-use helping you get the most out of your revision
  • Full of learning features and tips to show you how best to impress your examiner
  • Revision guides you can rely on: trusted by lecturers, loved by students

New to this edition

  • Extended coverage of: the gig economy, zero hours contracts, Brexit, gender pay gap reporting, and restraint of trade
  • New cases include: R (Unison) v Lord Chancellor (2017), Uber v Aslam (2017), Pimlico Plumbers v Smith (2017), IWGB Union v Roofoods (2017), Tillman v Egon Zehnder (2017), Chesterton Global v Nurmohamed (2017), Ruiz Conjero v Ferroser Servicios Auxiliares SA (2018), Naeem v Secretary of State for Justice; Essop v Home Office (2017) and King v Sash Windows Workshop (2017)
  • New statutes include the Trade Union Act 2016

About the Author(s)

Michael Jefferson, Senior Lecturer, University of Sheffield

Michael Jefferson is Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Sheffield. He is also a past Chair of the Association of Law Teachers.

Table of Contents

    1: Employment status
    2: Contracts of employment
    3: Pay
    4: Discrimination: the protected characteristics
    5: Discrimination at work, prohibited conduct, and enforcement
    6: Parental rights
    7: Working time
    8: Variation, breach, and termination of employment
    9: Unfair dismissal
    10: Redundancy
    11: Continuity of employment and TUPE
    12: Trade unions: recognition, collective bargaining, and industrial action


Detailed without being too long or cumbersome, succinct but doesnt miss anything out. Absolutely spot on. Hollie Walsh, law student, University of Manchester -

Clear, concise, and very useful for building your understanding of tricky concepts. A great help for revision, clarification, and seminar preparation! Meraj Sakaria, law student, Swansea University -

Additional Resources

Online Resources
Packed with essential information, key cases, revision tips, exam Q&As, and more, Employment Law Concentrate is also supported by extensive online resources to take your learning further (www.oup-arc.com/access/concentrate):
- Pinpoint which areas you need to concentrate on with the diagnostic test
- Test your knowledge with the multiple choice questions and receive feedback on your answers
- Improve your essay skills using the outline answers for guidance on what to include and how to structure your answer
- Revise the facts and principles of key cases using the interactive flashcards
- Learn the important terms and definitions using the interactive glossary
- Explore the subject in more depth with extensive web links and further reading recommendations
- Achieve better marks following the advice on revision and exam technique by experienced examiner Nigel Foster

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