Employment Law

Practice Area

Providing market-leading advice for legal professionals working within employment law, Bloomsbury Professional offers an extensive range of expert titles in this field including the key loose-leaf publications Termination of Employment, Discrimination Law and Payroll Management.

In addition, all our employment law titles are available as part of our Employment Law online service.

Recently Published and Soon to Publish Titles

Essential reading for all employment law practitioners, HR professionals and company directors, the new fourth edition of Employment Covenants and Confidential Information: Law, Practice and Technique, puts theory into practice through the use of case studies, checklists, flowcharts and precedents providing a comprehensive, yet highly practical analysis of the law.

Eversheds Sutherland: The Employment Practitioner’s Guide to Financial Institutions: Key Aspects of the Regulatory Framework, is a new title covering the full roll-out of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime and provides a vital resource for employment practitioners and HR professionals, detailing the new regime with practical analysis of the issues raised and how the changes should be implemented.

Our employment law titles are written by leading practitioners in the field, providing guidance to support the practice and study of others. Be sure to browse our most recent and soon to publish titles available below…

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Employment Law Books

Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide: A Manager’s Guide to Legal Compliance

A practical guide to the laws surrounding manslaughter at work, and the implications of the corporate manslaughter legislation. The second edition of this popular book outlines exactly how the corporate manslaughter legislation will affect large corporations, and provides the advice that ensures these organisations fully understand their legal responsibilities. Its essential coverage includes The Hampton Review, recent major corporate manslaughter cases and disasters, key information on The Corporate Manslaughter Bill... Read more

Contract Actions in Employment Law: Practice and Precedents

This text focuses on the law relating to wrongful dismissal in the context of a breach of the employment contract. Written by well-known authors, the book covers the fundamental rules relating to the employment contract including discussion of express and implied terms and the rules concerning action for breach of contract. It also examines liability and quantum in respect of compensation for wrongful dismissal. Adopting a practical approach, this book... Read more

Workforce Restructuring in Europe

The brand new title that provides practical employment law guidance on HR restructuring matters across 30 European jurisdictions. Offering straightforward information on issues which are commonly faced by businesses during various kinds of restructuring, it looks at: the reorganisation of a workplace or group of companies; downsizing or closure of a business; restructuring due to relocation; and when outsourcing is being considered. The book assists readers to focus on what... Read more

Corporate Liability: Work Related Deaths and Criminal Prosecutions

The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 has created a new offence of corporate manslaughter. This new edition of Corporate Liability: Work Related Deaths and Criminal Prosecutions is the only book to provide, in a single source, an expert guide to general procedure and practice surrounding this topic. The new edition of this key text on corporate manslaughter brings you right up to date following a number of developments... Read more

Employment Law in Europe

The new edition of Employment Law in Europe is a practical and comprehensive guide to the national employment laws of 30 jurisdictions. Each chapter is devoted to a different jurisdiction and follows the same structure, outlining the key employment issues in each: The employment relationship; Remuneration; Working time; Equal opportunities; Grounds for termination of Employment; Family rights; Business transfers; Collective rights; Employment disputes. This invaluable book will help you to... Read more

Employment Covenants and Confidential Information: Law, Practice and Technique

Written under the general editorship of two specialist employment law practitioners, with contributions from their respective Chambers and Law Firm, Employment Covenants and Confidential Information: Law, Practice and Technique, Fourth Edition provides a comprehensive yet highly practical analysis of the law and practice in this area of employment disputes, setting out appropriate strategies from both the employer’s and employee’s perspective. The book focuses on how to prevent competitive activity by... Read more

The Employment Practitioner’s Guide to Taxation

The Employment Practitioner’s Guide to Taxation (previous edition: Taxation for Employment Specialists) is aimed specifically at the employment practitioner, answering key everyday issues that arise in the context of employment law. It deals with the complex field of tax on employment earnings; addressing the many tax issues that face the employment practitioner in areas such as: unfair and wrongful dismissal; redundancy; sex discrimination; damages awards; termination; and, various payments. This... Read more

How to Master Workplace and Employment Mediation

Mediation in the workplace is growing in popularity as a dispute resolution option for UK organisations. The management of conflict at work is not easy and this is partly due to there being few practical tools to help. How to Master Workplace and Employment Mediation provides these tools. Key topics covered in How to Master Workplace and Employment Mediation, include: The business case for mediation in the workplace; Setting up... Read more

Employment Law and Pensions

Employment Law and Pensions is a new work which deals with the inter-action between employment law and pensions law and a practical guide for professionals in both legal disciplines. Unlike other pensions law titles, which tend to focus primarily on specific pensions issues, this title focuses on their inter-play with employment law issues. This title covers specific topics that cross both fields of practice whilst drawing out key issues for... Read more

Corporate Insolvency: Employment Rights

Corporate Insolvency: Employment Rights is the only book of its kind to successfully bridge the gap between the two distinct disciplines of employment and corporate insolvency law by drawing out the legal principles applicable where the different legal regimes interact. How this book can help you in your work Providing in-depth analysis and drawing together legislation, case law, analysis and comment Corporate Insolvency: Employment Rights focuses on the application of... Read more

Corporate Insolvency: Employment and Pension Rights

Corporate Insolvency: Employment and Pension Rights is the only book of its kind to successfully bridge the gap between the three distinct disciplines of pensions, employment and corporate insolvency law by drawing out the legal principles applicable where the different legal regimes interact. How this book can help you in your work Through a mix of legislation, case law, analysis and comment, this well-regarded text will give you all the... Read more

The Employment Tribunals Handbook: Practice, Procedure and Strategies for Success

The Employment Tribunals Handbook offers a comprehensive guide to bringing and defending a claim in the employment tribunal, covering every stage from pre-action procedure and protocols through to conducting the hearing itself. Fully revised and updated, key developments covered in the new fifth edition include: The Employment Tribunals (Early Conciliation: Exemptions and Rules of Procedure) Regulations 2014 – employees with a claim can no longer go direct to an Employment... Read more

Corporate Liability: Work Related Deaths and Criminal Prosecutions

The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 has created a new offence of corporate manslaughter. This new edition of Corporate Liability: Work Related Deaths and Criminal Prosecutions is the only book to provide, in a single source, an expert guide to general procedure and practice surrounding this topic. The new edition of this key text on corporate manslaughter brings you right up to date following a number of developments... Read more

Eversheds Sutherland: The Employment Practitioner’s Guide to Financial Institutions

The financial crisis both in the US and UK led to concerns that individual accountability of senior managers in the banking sector had to be strengthened and risk and reward aligned more closely. Sweeping amendments were made to legislation, with new regimes introduced to improve accountability and greater powers bestowed upon regulators. The landscape has changed significantly with onerous rules faced by employers from recruitment to departure and beyond. Eversheds... Read more

Ashton & Reid on Clubs and Associations

The diversity and complexity of the legal issues that can arise in the course of the activities of a club, society or association present numerous questions for those advising and managing those bodies for which they need guidance. Problems range from the interpretation of rules to anti-discrimination legislation. Legal issues can span alcohol licensing, charities, company law, employment law, expulsion procedures, litigation, meetings, promotion of lotteries, property law and taxation.... Read more

Pensions Law Handbook

Provides guidance through the complex web of pensions-related statues, regulations, regulatory guidance and case law, in an accessible style. Includes the following updates: Pension Protection Fund (‘PPF’) levy calculations and new provisions on compensation payments; changes to the charges and governance provisions, the new DC Code and the pension’s regulator’s new campaigns and policies; The General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’); Money laundering requirements for trustees; Financial services requirements under EMIR... Read more

Partnership Law

Partnership Law, 6th edition provides up to date answers to all questions which can arise on the formation, operation and dissolution of such partnerships and which can arise in disputes between parties, ex-partners and outsiders. Fully revised and updated this new edition will include coverage of: – The introduction of the Private Fund Limited Partnership (PFLP) in 2017 – Application of discrimination law in the context of partnerships/LLPs: Seldon v... Read more