For those approaching employment law for the first time, either in the course of an undergraduate or postgraduate elective within a law degree, or as students of business, HRM and allied professions, Unlocking Employment Law will ensure that you grasp the main concepts with ease, providing you with an indispensible foundation in the subject. Including all the latest developments in law, such as the developments relating to the Equality Act 2010, the book explains in detailed, yet straightforward terms: * The origins of modern employment law * The effect of EU membership on UK employment law * Institutions and procedure * Employment status * The contract of employment * Restraint of trade * Implied terms * Statutory employment protections * Protection from discrimination * Health and safety law * Grievances and discipline * TUPE transfers * Termination of employment * Contractual duties of ex-employees * Trade Union membership and collective bargaining. The companion website www.unlockingthelaw.co.uk provides supporting resources such as multiple choice questions and updates in law. The Unlocking the Law series is designed specifically to make the law accessible.
Each chapter contains: *aims and objectives *activities such as self-test questions *key facts charts *diagrams *chapter summaries *definitions of legal terminology *essay questions with answer plans. The series covers all the core subjects required by the Bar Council and the Law Society for entry onto professional qualification courses as well popular option units.