Introduction to Employment Law: Fundamentals for HR and Business Students

Author:   Kathy Daniels
Publisher:   Kogan Page Ltd
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9780749497644


Pages:   320
Publication Date:   03 January 2019
Format:   Hardback
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Written specifically for HR and Business students, Introduction to Employment Law is a clear and accessible guide to employment law and how it applies in practice. Covering everything from employment tribunals and discrimination to redundancy and termination of employment, this textbook doesn't assume any prior knowledge of the UK legal system and equips students with all the knowledge and skills that they need to take forward into the workplace. Fully revised with all the latest cases and legal developments, this new edition includes coverage of hot topics such as defining employment status in the gig economy, gender pay reporting, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the legal implications to be considered with Britain's withdrawal from the European Union. Packed with pedagogical features to consolidate learning including chapter objectives, tasks, 'explore further' sections, key learning points and examples to work through, as well as a dedicated study skills chapter, Introduction to Employment Law is essential reading for all students studying the CIPD Level 5 Intermediate module in employment law as well as being a useful resource for those studying at level 3 and an accessible introduction for level 7 and those on undergraduate and postgraduate courses needing a thorough grounding in employment law. Online resources include lecture slides, case studies, multiple choice questions, annotated weblinks and an instructor's manual.

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Author:   Kathy Daniels
Publisher:   Kogan Page Ltd
Imprint:   Kogan Page Ltd
ISBN:  

9780749497644


ISBN 10:   0749497645
Pages:   320
Publication Date:   03 January 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Tertiary & Higher Education ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   Manufactured on demand   Availability explained
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This is an excellent textbook for students of employment law - which includes most HR professionals at some point in their careers. The online resources are welcome and enhance learning options and teaching resources. --David Screen, Human Resource Management Tutor, Activate Learning The fifth edition of this excellent textbook is a boon for CIPD students studying at levels 5 and 7. It has clarity without overkill, and the wide range of citations and case studies to work through make it an excellent tool for students and tutors alike. The section on study skills in employment law is of particular help to students who often struggle to know where to start looking when they begin researching legal issues. --Elspeth Woods, Programme Manager and CIPD tutor, Northampton College Provides a valuable source of reference for students and HR practitioners. A clear and practical approach to the fundamentals of employment law, strengthened by critical and detailed examination of case law, gives the reader a thoroughly revised, comprehensive and accessible introduction to this key area of HRM practice. --Adelaide Shone, CIPD Lecturer, Cheshire College South and West Offers a jargon-free, highly accessible introduction to employment law for both HR practitioners and students at all levels. --Neil Pritchard, Business Undergraduate Programme Leader, North Wales Business School, Wrexham Glyndwr University Kathy Daniel's Introduction to Employment Law has become a 'go to' textbook for employment law. It covers all aspects of the ever-changing landscape of employment law together with the background and context for UK law, and is written in a very accessible way with key learning points, the incorporation of important cases and suggestions for further research and study. Now in its fifth edition, it is vital for all HR and business students, as well as a resource for HR and business practitioner's continuing professional development. --Carole Parkes, Professor of Responsible Management, University of Winchester Business School


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Kathy Daniels is Associate Professor and Associate Dean: Learning and Teaching at Aston University. She teaches employment law and employee relations at both undergraduate and masters level and is the lead tutor for employment law programmes at the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). She writes and presents extensively for a variety of organisations and law firms, specialising in employment law. She is a lay member of the Employment Tribunals, sitting in Birmingham. Prior to these appointments she was a senior personnel manager in the manufacturing sector.

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