Module Identifier LPM1510  
Module Title EMPLOYMENT LAW  
Academic Year 2007/2008  
Co-ordinator Professor John R Williams  
Semester Semester 2  
Other staff Professor John R Williams  
Professional Exemptions Law Society validated study scheme  

Brief description

This module is only available to students registered on the PGDip Legal Practice.

Building on the employment law parts of LPM0140, the module covers advising clients, both employers and employees, on the relevant law and procedure concerning employment matters. It deals with the skills necessary to draft and complete a contract of employment and to advise the employer and employee on individual terms with particular attention to hours of work, remuneration, statutory rights and other contractual benefits. Finally it considers the issues raised when an employment contract is brought to an end through dismissal or redundancy and the factors pertaining to bringing and defending claims before an Employment Tribunal.

Content

1 Contracts of Employment

2 Hours and Pay

3 Employment Rights and Policies

4 Discrimination

5 Dismissal from Employment

6 Redundancy Procedures

7 Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (┬┐TUPE┬┐)

8 Employment Tribunals

Module Skills

Notes

This module is at CQFW Level 7