• International Workplace
  • 25 October 2011

Workplace Law Handbooks available to pre-order now!

The Workplace Law Handbooks 2012 are available to pre-order today, ahead of their publication date of 7 November 2011. Now in their 11th edition, the Handbooks contain everything you need to know about health and safety, premises management, human resources, FM, employment law and environmental management.

This year both editions have been co-published with leading publisher Kogan Page, which publishes on behalf of the Sunday Times and Institute of Directors, amongst others. 

As part of the new publishing agreement Kogan Page will be selling the Handbooks through bookshops, via Amazon and, for the first time, copies of both books will also be available as Kindle and e-book versions.

The content has also been revised and now contains an all-new ‘At a glance’ section, case reviews, commentary from leading industry figures, as well as brand new and updated chapters.

The Health and Safety, Premises and Environment edition includes new chapters on:


  • Air conditioning systems
  • Carbon and water footprinting
  • The Energy Performance of Buildings Directive
  • Environmental civil sanctions
  • Forklift truck safety
  • Gangmasters
  • Health and safety inductions
  • Interviews under caution (PACE interviews)
  • Local Exhaust Ventilation systems
  • Outsourcing
  • Safety audits
  • Scaffolding
  • Security

Plus all the latest information and guidance on:

  • The Occupational Safety and Health Consultants Register
  • Changes to RIDDOR reporting requirements
  • The newly-implemented Waste Hierarchy
  • The first prosecution under Corporate Manslaughter legislation
  • Landmark cases in health and safety
  • The HSE’s cost recovery scheme, and much more…


The Employment Law and Human Resources Handbook includes new chapters on:


  • Appraisals
  • Fit notes
  • Gangmasters
  • Mediation
  • Outsourcing
  • Psychometric testing
  • Resignation
  • Social media
  • VAT

Plus all the latest information and guidance on:


  • The new Agency Workers Regulations 2010
  • The first prosecution under the Bribery Act
  • Planning for the Olympics
  • Changes to unfair dismissal periods
  • Charges for Tribunals
  • The abolition of the Default Retirement Age
  • Coping with social media, and much more…

For further information or to order your copy click here or call 0871 777 8881.