All items: Employee relations

  • 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.

  • Podcast: Employment law update

    8 July 2016

    We provide a mid-year round-up of the key legal developments for employers, including the Trade Union Act, gender pay gap reporting, public-sector exit payments, the apprenticeship levy and the latest position on holiday pay cases.

  • Podcast: The Fit for Work service

    1 July 2016

    Eversheds partner Naeema Choudry joins us to discuss how the Fit for Work service can benefit employers, even if they already have their own occupational health provision.

  • Podcast: Major sporting events and the workplace

    3 June 2016

    In this week's podcast we discuss how employers can take advantage of the employee engagement opportunities that major sporting events like Euro 2016 offer, as well as highlighting some of the issues that might arise during the event such as competing requests for time off and absenteeism.

  • Podcast: Public-sector employment law developments

    22 April 2016

    In this week's podcast, employment lawyer Laurie Anstis, Director at Boyes Turner, takes us through some upcoming employment law developments of particular relevance to those working in the public sector.

  • Podcast: 2016 survey on managing sickness absence

    11 March 2016

    In this week's podcast, we discuss the key findings of the 2016 XpertHR tackling sickness absence effectively survey.

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