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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
IDS: Contracts of Employment 2nd ed isbn 9780414033184

IDS: Contracts of Employment

Edited by: IDS Employment Law Brief Team

ISBN13: 9781847039729
New Edition ISBN: 9780414033184
Published: November 2009
Publisher: Incomes Data Services Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



  • Overview of the basic rules governing the formation of a contract
  • Investigates the tests for establishing employment status
  • Looks at the employees’ obligations and the content of employment contracts

Subjects:
Employment Law
Contents:
- Basic rules governing the formation of a contract
- Tests for establishing employment status, including the definition of an ‘employee’ and other categories of worker
- Content of employment contracts, including express, implied, incorporated and statutory terms
- Agency workers’ ability to claim an implied contract of employment following the Court of Appeal’s decision in James v Greenwich Borough Council
- Employers’ obligation to provide employees with a written statement of employment particulars
- Circumstances in which courts will refuse to enforce an agreement, such as void terms, sham contracts and illegal contracts
- Garden leave and restrictive covenants
- What is required for contractual terms to be varied and the restrictions on parties’ freedom to agree changes;
- Termination of contract, including express dismissal, constructive dismissal, expiry of a fixed-term contract and frustration
- Breach of contract and remedies for breach, including injunctions, calculation of damages and the duty to mitigate loss