Employment law

This new chapter provides an overview of key employment legislation that employers need to be aware of to manage employees within the law, from initial recruitment, throughout the employment cycle, through to leaving a business.

Subjects include recruitment, trade union membership, discrimination and data protection.


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  • General principles of employment law.

  • The recruitment process.

  • Unfair dismissal.

  • Managing a disciplinary or grievance process.

  • Trade Union membership.

  • Selling or transfer of a business.

  • Discrimination in employment.

  • Ending employment.

  • The Employment Tribunal process.

  • Data protection.

  • Key data protection obligations for organisations.

  • Data subject rights.

  • Data security.

  • Specific data issues in an employment context.

  • Data protection - useful resources.