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Effective Recruitment Edition 2

A Practical Guide to Staying Within the Law

November 2009
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  • Published
    30th November 2009
  • ISBN 9781854186836
  • Language English
  • Pages 256 pp.
  • Size 8.25" x 11.75"

The law is changing fast as pitfalls and penalties await the unprepared. The legal rules that apply to recruitment in the UK are drawn from virtually all areas of employment law. Sourcing the relevant law under each heading is difficult and time consuming. This new edition pulls together all the relevant law relating to recruitment. Written by acknowledged experts, it provides a concise summary of everything you need to know and do to stay securely within the law. It includes updates on the increasingly complex and demanding legislation relating to recruiting from outside the UK, along with legislation applying to jobs that involve working with children and vulnerable adults.

• Provides a clear explanation of the key areas of law applying to the recruitment process including, where
appropriate, the reasons for the development of those rules and what they aim to achieve
• Explains the application of the rules to recruitment processes
• Deals with typical practical issues, especially those arising out of case law and recent legislation
• Forms of contingent work and reliance on third party provision of skills

This report is designed for: HR and recruitment professionals; in-house legal teams; employment lawyers; employment and recruitment agency staff, and HR students

Patricia Leighton

Patricia Leighton is currently Jean Monnet Professor of European Law at the University of Glamorgan, Wales. She has researched and written widely on employment law matters, particularly for HRM practitioners. Her publications include The New Employment Contract (1995), Discrimination and the Law: Fitness for Purpose (2004) and Out of the Shadows: Managing Self-Employed, Agency and Outsourced Staff (2006).

Giles Proctor

Giles Proctor is a qualified solicitor and currently Associate Professor at the College of Law. He specializes in corporate and employment law and, as part of his role, designs courses for legal practitioners.