Introduction to Employment Law is the most accessible and concise employment law textbook on the market. A clear structure takes the reader through every aspect of employment legislation, including employment tribunals, the contract of employment, individual protections rights, discrimination and the protected characteristics, trade union legislation, and privacy and confidential information. It is essential reading for students studying employment law as part of HR and business degrees, as well as HR and business managers looking to further their knowledge of employment law for practical use. Written in a clear and engaging style, this new edition of Introduction to Employment Law is packed with interactive tools that consolidate your learning and will help you relate theory and law to real-life practice: chapter objectives, examples to work through, tasks and activities to encourage the exploration of the issues addressed in greater depth, and key learning points that pull out the most important areas for you to remember. Features of the 4th edition include the latest developments in employment law, full coverage of the CIPD module at level 5 and a useful introduction to the topic for students at level 7, a brand new section on social media with reference to recent case law and extended coverage of the formation and development of the law and the politics behind it. Extensive online resources are also available, and include annotated web links, summaries of key points from each chapter, and podcasts, as well as updated and additional case studies and lecture slides.
This accessible and comprehensive book is suitable for all business and HR students taking an Employment Law module as part of their CIPD qualification, or HR, or Business degree at undergraduate or postgraduate level. It covers the Employment Act 2002, and the reasons for this act; data protection, and proposed revisions in discrimination legislation.
Employment Law 4e is the most complete and accessible introduction to the subject, suitable for students from a variety of backgrounds including HRM and business management. The expert author team combine a wealth of knowledge in teaching, examining, and practising employment law to ensure the reader has a firm understanding of legal principles, in both an academic and professional context. Case exhibits in every chapter illustrate employment law in action, whilst activities test the reader's understanding of the law and its application in the real-world. Together, they enable students to effectively develop their knowledge of current legislation and maximize their learning. In addition, a dedicated chapter on preparing and presenting a case gives the reader a unique opportunity to demonstrate their understanding using a fictional scenario, through which they can gain a greater insight into the challenges faced by those required to prepare and deliver a case before an employment tribunal. As a result, Employment Law 4e is an essential textbook for students seeking to develop their academic and professional skills, as well as foster their understanding of a subject that directly affects business managers and their employees. Online Resource Centre This book is supported by an integrated Online Resource Centre. For students: - Test your understanding and receive instant feedback with our range of multiple choice questions. - Source relevant and reliable further reading using our publications briefing resource. - Keep informed of changes to the law with our regular updates from the authors. For registered lecturers: - Access additional case studies and questions to support your teaching.
Human Resource Practice provides a practical and accessible guide for students and anyone looking to gain a thorough understanding of HR, and is the definitive text for the CIPD's Level 3 Foundation Certificate in HR Practice. International case studies, examples and activities enable the reader to engage with the key areas of practical HR management, including the legal background to employment, learning and development, change in organizations and employee relations. This fully updated 7th edition of Human Resource Practice explores the application of models within the practice of HR, including the Ulrich model, timely discussion on employee engagement and well-being in the workplace, and further information on the practical elements of HR, including law, recruitment and selection, performance management and reward. From two renowned experts in HR practice, this clear and in-depth text will provide you with all the skills and information that you need for a successful career in HR. Online resources offered are useful and relevant for both students and tutors, including instructor's guides, lecture slides and annotated web links.
Highly accessible and student-friendly, Human Resource Management in a Business Context is the core text for the CIPD Level 7 Advanced module, Human Resource Management in Context, and is also essential reading for other undergraduate and postgraduate HR and business degrees. In clear and easy to navigate chapters, which consider government policy, regulation, the world economy and demographic and social trends, this book provides the firm theoretical background that you can apply in practice. Human Resource Management in a Business Context is packed with international case studies, examples and activities that will actively engage you with the different areas of knowledge and allow you to work through the material step-by-step. This edition is fully updated to include an even broader range of global case studies with extended coverage from China and India and updates to policies and legislation. The online resources available have also been expanded on, and now provide additional case studies and activities, alongside lecturer's guides, PowerPoint slides and annotated web links.
Introduction to Human Resource Management is a comprehensive and accessible guide to the subject of HRM. Drawing on the authors' experiences in both the public and private sectors, and underpinned by academic theory, this textbook follows the logical sequence of the employment cycle and shows how human resource management plays out in practice. It covers organizational culture, the role of the HR practitioner, HR planning, recruitment and selection, talent management, L&D, motivation and performance, health and safety, diversity and equality, employment law, change management and handling and managing information. With a range of pedagogical features, including contemporary case studies and review questions, Introduction to Human Resource Management maps to the CIPD Level 3 Foundation Certificate in HR Practice and is also ideal for foundation and undergraduate students encountering HRM for the first time. This fully updated 3rd edition has been revised and expanded to include the rise of social media and e-recruitment, the ideas of employer branding, onboarding and socialization for attracting and retaining staff, new methods for delivering learning and development events and updates on legislation. Online supporting resources include an instructor's manual and lecture slides.
Fostering positive relationships between employers and employees is crucial to ensure employee commitment and engagement, as well as overall business performance. Employee Relations is a practical guide to the principles and practice of employee relations in the workplace. Covering the key areas such as conflict and dispute resolution, dismissal and redundancies, rights and ethics, it equips you with the skills and knowledge you need to plan, implement and assess employee relations in any type of organization. Practical diagnostic tools and a variety of real-life examples from organizations including Amazon, HSBC and the UK Police Force are found throughout. This fully revised second edition of Employee Relations features new material on the gig economy, the virtual workplace, and recent legislation changes, and is more closely linked to the CIPD professions map. New online supporting resources include a series of templates, questionnaires and further tools to help evaluate and support the development of an effective employee relations strategy. HR Fundamentals is a series of succinct, practical guides for students and those in the early stages of their HR careers. They are endorsed by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), the UK professional body for HR and people development, which has over 145,000 members worldwide.
Students of Human Resource Management and professional managers often find the legal aspect of their study or work overly complex. This comprehensive text provides an invaluable resource to these groups, by offering an accessible explanation of employment law to non-lawyers. 'A valuable resource for non-specialist students and managers' Dr Nick Bacon, University of Nottingham Business School 'A knowledgeable and useful book on what is a complex and growing aspect of the manager's world. It has a more 'lively' feel to it than many of the standard texts on employment law' Martin Dowling, Dundee Business School, University of Abertay Ideal for undergraduate business and management students focusing on HRM and postgraduate students on specialist HRM, CIPD and MBA courses this accessible text also provides a comprehensive and succinct introduction to all the key aspects for any professional manager dealing with employee issues.