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Card & James' Business Law

Card & James' Business Law (4th edn)

Lee Roach
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p. 65525. The contract of employmentlocked

p. 65525. The contract of employmentlocked

  • Lee RoachLee RoachSenior Lecturer in Law, University of Portsmouth
  • Published in print: 01 April 2016
  • Published online: September 2016


This chapter examines the issues concerning contracts of employment. It begins by looking at how employment law disputes are resolved, namely by discussing the role of employment tribunals and the Employment Appeal Tribunal, and how they fit into the courts structure discussed in Chapter 2. The chapter than discusses the difference between employees and independent contractors, and looks at the status of several special classes of worker. An examination of the terms of the contract then takes place, including a discussion of express terms, and the terms that are implied that relate to the conduct of the employer and employee.

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