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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Drafting Employment Contracts 3rd ed isbn 9781784460112

Drafting Employment Contracts 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9781853287206
New Edition ISBN: 9781784460112
Previous Edition ISBN: 185328906X
Published: October 2010
Publisher: Law Society Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback & CD-ROM
Price: £110.00

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Drafting Employment Contracts 2nd ed provides tried and tested guidance and clauses to help practitioners save time and money. This invaluable book offers practical and thorough coverage. Each chapter examines a specific area of interest, offering:

  • introductory commentary
  • discussion of relevant case law
  • practical guidance on when and how to use particular clauses
  • the text of key clauses and, where appropriate, full contracts within the book and on the accompanying FREE CD-ROM.
Full updated, this second edition:
  • includes new chapters focusing on alternative dispute resolution and redundancy
  • offers additional contracts for, amongst others, surveillance staff, self-employed contractors, and agency staff
  • considers new case law such as Cheltenham v. Laird and Keen v. Commerzbank
  • takes account of legislative changes made by the Employment Act 2002, Equality Act 2010, and Bribery Act 2010
  • covers changes to policies and procedures relating to compensation, benefits, grievances, disciplinary cases and harassment.

Employment Law
1. The start of the employment relationship and making the offer
2. The offer and statutory terms and conditions – the principal statement
3. Different types of contracts
4. The ‘Martini contract’: ‘any time, any place, anywhere’
5. Salary package and other financial terms and benefits
6. Absence and sick pay
7. Maternity, paternity, adoptive and parental leave
8. Rules and standards of conduct
9. Disciplinary and performance procedures
10. Redundancy
11. Grievances, harassment, bullying and ‘whistleblowing’
12. Notice and references
13. Emails, the Internet and data protection
14. Restrictive covenants and confidentiality
15. Compromise agreements and settlements.