Real Employment Law Advice

Podcasts

Listen to our employment & HR law podcast below, we’ve separated the podcasts by categories for your convenience.

  • All
  • Adoption Leave & Pay
  • Breach of Contract
  • Constructive Dismissal
  • Coronavirus
  • Disability Dsicrimination
  • Disciplinary Issues
  • Discrimination & Harassment
  • Early Conciliation
  • Employment Appeal Tribunal
  • Employment Contracts
  • Employment Status
  • Employment Tribunal
  • Flexible working
  • Furlough and Job Retention Scheme
  • GDPR
  • Gender Equality
  • General update
  • Gig Economy
  • Grievances
  • High Court Cases
  • Holiday
  • Hours of Employment
  • HR & Managerial Good Practice
  • International Women's Day
  • Interviews
  • Mental Health at Work
  • National Living Wage
  • National Minimum Wage
  • Parental & Family Rights
  • Pregnancy & Maternity
  • Reasonable Adjustments
  • Recruitment
  • Redundancy
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Self-Employed
  • Settlement Discussions & Settlement Agreements
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Sickness Absence
  • Social Media at Work
  • Suspension
  • Taking on your first employee
  • Time Limits and Jurisdiction
  • Time off for public duties
  • TUPE
  • Unfair Dismissal
  • Unfair Dismissal Compensation
  • Vicarious Liability
  • Wages
  • Whistleblowing
  • Working Time
  • Wrongful Dismissal
  • Zero Hour Contracts
All
  • All
  • Adoption Leave & Pay
  • Breach of Contract
  • Constructive Dismissal
  • Coronavirus
  • Disability Dsicrimination
  • Disciplinary Issues
  • Discrimination & Harassment
  • Early Conciliation
  • Employment Appeal Tribunal
  • Employment Contracts
  • Employment Status
  • Employment Tribunal
  • Flexible working
  • Furlough and Job Retention Scheme
  • GDPR
  • Gender Equality
  • General update
  • Gig Economy
  • Grievances
  • High Court Cases
  • Holiday
  • Hours of Employment
  • HR & Managerial Good Practice
  • International Women's Day
  • Interviews
  • Mental Health at Work
  • National Living Wage
  • National Minimum Wage
  • Parental & Family Rights
  • Pregnancy & Maternity
  • Reasonable Adjustments
  • Recruitment
  • Redundancy
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Self-Employed
  • Settlement Discussions & Settlement Agreements
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Sickness Absence
  • Social Media at Work
  • Suspension
  • Taking on your first employee
  • Time Limits and Jurisdiction
  • Time off for public duties
  • TUPE
  • Unfair Dismissal
  • Unfair Dismissal Compensation
  • Vicarious Liability
  • Wages
  • Whistleblowing
  • Working Time
  • Wrongful Dismissal
  • Zero Hour Contracts
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Coronavirus

What are the options for an employee who cannot work due to school closures and childcare?

In this episode 164 of the Podcast we address a question which has arisen frequently since the announcement by Boris Johnson on the 4th January 2021 that schools would close the next day.

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General update

Employment Law & HR in 2020: Reflections on the key developments

In this episode 163 of the Podcast I reflect on all that has gone on in the last year and cover the notable changes and developments in employment law and HR. Believe it or not there has been more going on that just furlough!

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Employment Contracts

Do employers really have discretion not to pay a bonus payment?

Bonus schemes and decisions about their payment are particularly important at the end of the year when typically employers are making decisions about whether to pay them and how much. But what happens if an employer decides to use discretion and not pay a bonus this year?

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Employment Tribunal

Making or Defending a claim in the Employment Tribunal: why you need to keep your claim/defence brief

When you make a claim in the tribunal or if you defend a claim you need to set out in writing the details of your claims or defence. In this episode I bring you some useful tips on making or defending a claim in the Employment Tribunal following a recent decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal.

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Furlough and Job Retention Scheme

Furlough Scheme Extension Updated Guidance

The guidance on the furlough scheme extension has been published and it is different in several ways to the previous version of the scheme. If you are planning to make a claim under the scheme and furlough staff it is important you understand the details of what you can and cannot claim for.

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Coronavirus

Furlough scheme extension: What do you need to know?

It was announced on Saturday 31st October that, along with a second lockdown the furlough scheme would continue with support available for employers to pay employees at the rate of 80%.

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Coronavirus

Job Support Scheme update & Brexit planning for employers

In this episode I cover two crucial updates for employers around the Job Support Scheme and Brexit considerations for EU National Employees.

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Coronavirus

Job Support Scheme: What do you need to know?

In this episode of the podcast I cover a run down on what we know about the Job Support Scheme currently. The new scheme aimed at supporting ‘viable’ jobs is available for qualifying employers from the 1st November 2020. What do you need to know about the scheme so far?

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Coronavirus

What do I pay an employee who is self-isolating? Coronavirus employment news

In light of the increasing number of covid-19 cases in the UK, and increasing number of people with symptoms who are self-isolating whilst waiting for a text result, or are doing so on advice from the NHS, many employers are once again asking “what do I pay an employee who is self-isolating?”.

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Furlough and Job Retention Scheme

FAQ’s about furlough & redundancy

Employers have lots of questions about furlough and redundancy and in this episode we answer some of the most frequently asked questions.

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Redundancy

Redundancy Process: Alternative Vacancies

This is the fifth episode of a mini series on redundancy in which I will focus on all aspects of redundancy and how to ensure …

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Redundancy

Redundancy Process: Pools & Selection Criteria

This is the fourth episode of a mini series on redundancy in which I will focus on all aspects of redundancy and how to ensure …

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