- 24 March 2017
Private-sector organisations have predicted their pay awards. In this podcast we look at the median basic pay increase employers are expecting to award employees in the year 2017/18.
- 17 March 2017
We discuss the reasons behind the decisions in Uber, CitySprint and Pimlico Plumbers and explore the factors that employers may wish to consider where they are engaging individuals on a self-employed basis.
- 10 March 2017
Requirements for women to wear high heels, make-up and a skirt were common in the 1970s, but do such requirements have any place in a 21st-century employer's dress code? In this week's podcast, we discuss the recent controversy around sexism in workplace dress codes.
- 3 March 2017
We discuss the key employment law trends and changes that are affecting the HR landscape, including: gender pay gap reporting; the Trade Union Act 2016; public-sector exit payments and employment status.
- 24 February 2017
In this week's podcast, we explore the steps that you can take to reduce the risk of having an indirectly discriminatory provision, criterion or practice. We also discuss what to take into account when deciding whether or not indirect discrimination can be justified.
- 17 February 2017
In this week's podcast, we discuss the use of social media in the recruitment process and look at the results of our recent survey on the topic.
- 11 February 2017
Employment lawyers Patrick Brodie and Kelly Thomson take you through the new gender pay gap reporting duty, which is due to be introduced on 6 April 2017.
- 10 February 2017
We discuss the problems that can occur when colleagues are in a relationship, and what HR can do to manage those issues. We also answer some commonly asked questions, including whether or not it can be harassment to ask a co-worker out on a date.
- 3 February 2017
We discuss how to ensure a difficult conversation goes smoothly, including the steps you can take to prepare for the conversation.
- 27 January 2017
We discuss common assumptions about millennial employees and provide guidance on managing an intergenerational workforce.