LAW7014 Explain the core principles that underpin employment law as it applies in the UK; 1b. Critically consider the likely future progress of employment law in the light of its past development; 1c.

Learning Outcome 1: Exploring Employment Law Principles

1a. Describe the fundamental principles of employment law in the UK.

1b. Critically assess the future trajectory of employment law, considering its historical evolution.

1c. Evaluate the processes involved in forming, operating, and terminating employment contracts in diverse scenarios.

Learning Outcome 2: Applying Legal Knowledge

2a. Apply knowledge of employment law to resolve practical issues and advise on legal implications and organizational responses.

2b. Conduct comprehensive legal research on pertinent employment law topics.

Question 1: Exploring Employment Rights Framework

The concerns regarding the potential erosion of existing employment rights emphasize the importance of establishing a minimum standard of rights, ensuring robust employment contracts, workplace equity, and addressing issues of low-paid, low-skilled work in the UK economy. Critically discuss these themes within the context of Employment Law regulations, citing relevant academic authorities, case laws, legislation, and expert opinions.

Question 2: Case Analysis - W A Goold (Pearmak) Ltd v McConnell & Anor [1995]

a. Analyze the basis on which Mr. McConnell and Mr. Richmond succeeded in their claim of constructive dismissal.

b. Evaluate the justness of the outcome in light of the circumstances presented in the case.

Question 3: Rights and Remedies in Employment

Considering Jemima`s situation at EasyKlean:

  1. Examine the obligations of EasyKlean in light of Jemima`s pregnancy and workplace safety concerns.

  2. Critically assess the rights and remedies available to Jemima under employment law.