- 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.
- 20 January 2017
We discuss what employers can do to help ensure that an employee's maternity leave runs smoothly, including communicating clearly on holiday entitlement and maternity pay.
- 13 January 2017
We discuss the issues that can arise when a job offer is made but subsequently has to be withdrawn.
- 6 January 2017
We discuss the key legislative developments affecting employers in 2017, including: gender pay gap reporting; the apprenticeship levy; public-sector exit payments and changes to statutory rates.
- 16 December 2016
We discuss the latest trends and challenges in a competitive recruitment market, including skills shortages and the time and cost to hire.