Page 1


 Call 0800 028 2200 (UK) or +44 (0) 207 449 1110 (Int’l)  email  or visit


Brief | Employment Law Cases | Current Awareness

Get the law right first time



IDS Employment Law Brief on Westlaw UK makes it easy for you to stay on top of major developments in employment law from unfair dismissal to annual leave, and enables you to conduct detailed employment law research more quickly than ever. We provide clear advice on the law and how it applies in practice from a source you know you can trust: the in-house team of specialist employment lawyers at IDS.

IDS Employment Law Brief Journal Now available as a full-text journal, IDS Employment Law Brief offers expert guidance on the wider implications of new judgments and legislation, flagging up trends in employment litigation and practice. We also offer detailed analysis of specific areas of employment law, giving you expert advice on the latest developments and also round up decisions that serve as useful illustrations of the practical effect of the law in a particular area.

>  Contracts of employment

IDS Employment Law Cases Residing under the Books tab, IDS Employment Law Cases is a collection of over 4,000 case reports with detailed commentaries. The reports are continually updated in light of new developments in case law and legislation and are arranged in an extensive taxonomy that helps you to hone in on a specific legal point.

>  Part-time, fixed-term and agency work

At the heart of the service is the IDS Employment Law Brief journal, an unrivalled source of employment law current awareness for over 40 years, and now available as a fulltext journal on Westlaw UK. Providing a mix of case reports, editorials, and in-depth articles, it ensures that you keep abreast of all the key developments in this rapidly evolving practice area. The service also includes IDS Employment Law Cases (ELCs), a unique collection of over 4,000 case reports. ELC reports are updated and revised on an ongoing basis in the light of later judgments and legislative developments.

IDS Current Awareness News stories, authored by the IDS team, which cover the latest case law, policy and legislative developments as they happen. These are found under the Current Awareness tab.

All this is now available on Westlaw UK.

>  Dispute resolution >  Employment protection >  Employment status >  Equal pay >  Maternity and parental rights >  Practice and procedure >  Privacy and monitoring >  Redundancy and insolvency >  Trade unions and collective rights >  Transfer of undertakings >  Unfair dismissal >  Wages >  Whistleblowing >  Working time and holiday

Both the Brief journal and Employment Law Cases feature extensive cross-linking and in-line linking to primary law resources such as legislation and case analysis documents. They also come with the wide-range of delivery methods you expect from Westlaw UK. You can also keep up to speed with the IDS take on the very latest employment law news. Written and selected by the in-house team at IDS, you can be sure that they’re worth knowing about.

>  Discrimination

What does this mean for you? In short, it means the combination of first class employment law guidance with a fast, seamless and intuitive research experience. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli

The IDS Employment Law Brief is available as an add-on to a Westlaw UK subscription.

ALSO AVAILABLE: • IDS Employment Law Handbooks - A range of comprehensive guides to the most important areas of employment law • The Brief in PDF - Archived issues of the Brief journal available to download, save and print Speak to your dedicated Account Manager for the full IDS Employment Law package.


 Call 0800 028 2200 (UK) or +44 (0) 207 449 1110 (Int’l)  email  or visit

Clear. Clever. Concise. IDS BRIEF


The IDS Brief journal is available under the Journals tab on Westlaw UK.

For access to the latest employment law news go to the Current Awareness tab. Under the Browse section click on Document Type, then click on IDS Current Awareness.

IDS EMPLOYMENT LAW CASES You can access the IDS Employment Law Cases (ELCs) via the Books tab. Our unique collection of over 4,000 specialist case reports is arranged in an extensive taxonomy that covers the full range of employment and discrimination law.

DIRECT LINKS TO PRIMARY LAW You can link directly from any reference within the commentary to related cases and legislation via hyperlinks. There is also extensive linking between the reports within the ELCs database; between different articles in the Brief and the 10 Hanbooks should you also subscribe to this part of the service.

Did you know that many ELC reports include a PDF of the official transcript?

PRINT, DOWNLOAD, EMAIL Print, download or email sections of the service. Additionally, you can select and print multiple search results.

IDS Employment Law Brief Add-on Factsheet  

IDS Brief add-on

Read more
Read more
Similar to
Popular now
Just for you