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
  • Capability and performance issues
  • Constructive Dismissal
  • Coronavirus
  • Disability Discrimination
  • Disciplinary Issues
  • Discrimination & Harassment
  • Early Conciliation
  • Employment Appeal Tribunal
  • Employment Contracts
  • Employment Status
  • Employment Tribunal
  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Flexible working
  • Furlough and Job Retention Scheme
  • GDPR
  • Gender Equality
  • General update
  • Gig Economy
  • Grievances
  • High Court Cases
  • Holiday
  • Home Working
  • Hours of Employment
  • HR & Managerial Good Practice
  • Hybrid Working
  • 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
  • Capability and performance issues
  • Constructive Dismissal
  • Coronavirus
  • Disability Discrimination
  • Disciplinary Issues
  • Discrimination & Harassment
  • Early Conciliation
  • Employment Appeal Tribunal
  • Employment Contracts
  • Employment Status
  • Employment Tribunal
  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Flexible working
  • Furlough and Job Retention Scheme
  • GDPR
  • Gender Equality
  • General update
  • Gig Economy
  • Grievances
  • High Court Cases
  • Holiday
  • Home Working
  • Hours of Employment
  • HR & Managerial Good Practice
  • Hybrid Working
  • 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

Employees who are reluctant to return to work & shielding employees

I am covering the tricky question of what you can do if an employee refuses to return to the workplace because of covid concerns. Also with the guidance about shielding changing what you need to consider when asking a formerly shielding employee to return to work.

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Breach of Contract

Changing Employment Contracts

What do you need to consider when making changes to terms of employment? If an employee refuses to agree to the change, what are the options for the employer? Can they force the change? Does an employee have to accept a change to their terms?

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Disability Discrimination

Adult ADHD: What do employers need to know?

Adult ADHD is a condition that is becoming more widely recognised & an employee with ADHD could fall under the Equality Act definition of a disabled person . As a result employers may have a duty to make reasonable adjustments for employees who may be struggling with work as a result.

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Conciliation
Settlement Discussions & Settlement Agreements

Without Prejudice Discussions: When are they really ‘off the record’

When you can rely on Section 111A of the Employment Rights Act 1996 and/or the without prejudice rules to prevent settlement discussions being used against you as evidence.

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HR & Managerial Good Practice

Domestic Violence and Abuse: what do employers need to know

I am joined by Ed Grey from BlueTouchPaper consulting to talk about the very timely and interesting subject of Domestic Violence & Abuse and the interrelationship with work.

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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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