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Employment Law is a practical guide to understanding and applying the law effectively at work in the UK. It offers a complete overview of the fundamentals of employment law, examining its importance for an organization, its employees and the HR function. Using a combination of practical tools, assessments, scenarios and case studies from best practice, it builds legal knowledge in key areas including immigration, employing temporary staff, changing contracts, discrimination, equal pay, family rights, redundancy and much more.
This fully revised 2nd edition of Employment Law is completely up to date with new legislation and the lawful and effective methods of performing the key areas of the HR function. It places the key legislation and its features in easy to navigate tables, and incorporates fresh case studies demonstrating the effect of regulation, early conciliation, and health and safety. Brand new online resources are available for each chapter, including templates, forms and checklists that can be downloaded and used in practice, additional references and links to useful podcasts.
The HR Fundamentals series is endorsed by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), the UK professional body for HR and people development with over 145,000 members worldwide. This series of succinct, practical and straightforward guides supports those in the early stages of HR.