This comprehensive guide provides a cutting edge analysis of the key legal issues that relate to contracts of employment. The authors' commentary and analysis is detailed and specifically focused on the problems that practitioners may face when drafting and negotiating contracts; selecting and using appropriate contractual terms; and deciding and handling post-termination issues.
The book provides sample clauses to assist practitioners in drafting their own contracts, and gives an extended review of cases highlighting the contractual principles, issues and developments of practical importance. The key features in each chapter include:
* Introductions and summaries within each chapter to flag important issues
* Discussion of contemporary issues, such as variation of contracts (particularly in the context of recent privatisations, contracting out and TUPE)
Part 1. Creation of contract recruitment. Part 2. Performance of contract. Sources of obligations. Express terms. Implied terms. Variation of the Contract. Breach of terms. Part 3. End of Contract. Protection of the Employer's Business. Transfer of Undertakings.