Employment Law: an adviser's handbook

£78.00
14th edition
9781913648343
Legal Action Group
1100pp
Publishing 16 December 2021. Available to pre-order. For bulk purchases or multi-user access please contact us: lag@lag.org.uk
'It's the bible for employment advisers.' Free Representation Unit
'An an invaluable resource for our activists, presenting what can be complex legal issues in a clear, concise practical way that enables our representatives to represent and support members with confidence.' Unison
There is probably no other book that provides so much information for such a reasonable cost.’ Adviser
‘Full of invaluable, practical advice.’ Briefings
‘Written by an acknowledged expert in employment law ... intensely practical.’ New Law Journal
Employment law: an adviser’s handbook, now in its fourteenth edition, is the definitive text on employment law for the adviser. It is uniquely focused on the claimant and covers the wide range of employment law problems in a clear and practical form. It aims to make this ever-evolving, and increasingly complex, area of law accessible to both employment law specialists and non-lawyers.
Employment law: an adviser's handbook provides up to date coverage of UK and European employment and discrimination law. There is clear and succinct commentary on case-law and thorough consideration of the relevant domestic legislation, EU treaties and directives.
There is step-by-step guidance for advisers running unfair dismissal and discrimination cases with as much space devoted to evidence, precedents and checklists as to setting out the law. Each chapter starts with a useful summary of key points and there is extensive cross-referencing throughout. The main text is supported by practical resources including sample case papers, a glossary and signposts to other sources of information.
This edition has been updated to include:
issues related to COVID-19
Discussion of the practicalities of remote hearings
An expanded section on detriments for refusing to work in dangerous circumstances
New coverage of law and the menopause
the new entitlement to parental bereavement leave
the effects of Brexit
Employment law: an adviser's handbook is the essential guide to employment law for all claimant advisers, trade union representatives, lawyers and any individual looking for a comprehensive, yet accessible, guide to employment law.
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About the author

Tamara Lewis is an acknowledged employment law expert with an in-depth understanding of the needs of advisers and trade union representatives.