All items: Employee relations

  • Podcast: Employment law update with Darren Newman

    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.

  • Podcast: How to approach a difficult conversation

    3 February 2017

    We discuss how to ensure a difficult conversation goes smoothly, including the steps you can take to prepare for the conversation.

  • Podcast: 2017 employment law agenda

    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.

  • Podcast: How to avoid a workplace nightmare this Christmas

    25 November 2016

    We recap on the traditional guidance for employers on misconduct at the work Christmas party. We also examine issues employers might face this Christmas around attendance and absence.

  • Podcast: Managing an HR change

    11 November 2016

    In this week's feature-length podcast, we are joined by special guest Debra Cadman to discuss how to ensure an HR change is a success.

  • Podcast: Absence rates and managing sickness absence

    21 October 2016

    We discuss sickness absence rates for 2015 and the associated costs, and the steps that employers can take to successfully manage sickness absence.

  • Podcast: October 2016 and beyond

    30 September 2016

    We discuss the key legal developments affecting employers from October 2016 and beyond, including: changes to the national minimum wage rates; reforms to employment tribunals; public-sector exit payments and important case decisions to look out for.

  • Podcast: Holidays - unauthorised absence, cover and contact

    19 August 2016

    We discuss various issues that can arise when employees take holiday.

  • Podcast: Works councils and employee participation

    29 July 2016

    Worker representation is in the news after the Prime Minister promised to put workers on the boards of large companies as part of her plan to reform boardroom governance. We discuss the structures currently available for worker representation in the workplace, the role of works councils, the relevant law and the practical implications for employers.

  • Podcast: The Trade Union Act 2016

    22 July 2016

    Consultant editor Darren Newman joins us to discuss the implications of the Trade Union Act 2016 for both public and private-sector employers.

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Audio and video: HR and legal information and guidance relating to employee relations.