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Pocket Lawyer: The Employers Handbook

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ISBN13: 9781859418642
ISBN: 1859418643
Published: February 2004
Publisher: Routledge-Cavendish
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £17.99

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The Pocket Lawyer series is designed for members of the public who want 'how to' guidance in situations that would normally require expert advice. Each title: Is written by experts in their field Contains all the information you need in one book Has an accessible and user-friendly layout and structure Is supported by a companion website providing free updates and ready-to-use documents and letters Employers,especially in small and medium-sized enterprises, can have a difficult time understanding and fulfilling their legal obligations.

This practical guide steers you safely and sympathetically through the maze of regulations that affect employers. It offers a contract of employment which is fair to both employer and employee, explains the terms (buzzwords) which are important in this area of law, and answers some of the most frequently asked questions on the subject.

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Employment Law
Introduction; Recruitment; Your relationship with your employees; The meaning of a contract; The contract of employment; The protection of wages; Sunday working in shops and betting offices; 'Blowing the whistle'; g a good citizen; Hours and holidays; Parents' rights
Part-time,short term, out-of-the-till and casual; Employees' rights to trade union membership - and non-membership; Discrimination and harrassment; Health and safety rights; Detriments and dismissals
Parting company - an outline; Unfair dismissal; Redundancy; Constructive dismissal and wrongful dismissal; Compensation for dismissal or redundancy; The employment tribunal; Some thoughts about the law