All items: Employment rights

  • Podcast: October 2016 and beyond

    Date:
    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

    Date:
    19 August 2016

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

  • Podcast: Holiday pay update

    Date:
    15 July 2016

    The Court of Appeal heard Lock and another v British Gas Trading Ltd, on commission in holiday pay, on 11 July. We round up where we are with holiday pay case law and flag up the key arguments that were discussed before the Court of Appeal in the Lock case.

  • Webinar: Brexit - what now for HR?

    Date:
    14 July 2016

    Darren Newman and Annabel Mace discuss the implications of Britain's vote to leave the EU for HR, including the impact on employment legislation and employees' immigration status.

  • Podcast: Employment law update

    Date:
    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: Cases against NHS employers

    Date:
    24 June 2016

    We discuss a number of recent cases that concern NHS employers but that could also apply more widely.

  • Podcast: Upcoming developments in the Immigration Act 2016 and the Enterprise Act 2016

    Date:
    17 June 2016

    We discuss legal developments for employers with foreign workers, employers in the retail sector and public-sector employers.

  • Podcast: The possible impact of a Brexit

    Date:
    10 June 2016

    In this week's podcast, consultant editor Darren Newman examines the potential employment law implications of leaving the EU.

  • Podcast: Major sporting events and the workplace

    Date:
    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: Monitoring emails in the workplace

    Date:
    20 May 2016

    Do employees give up all rights to privacy when they enter the workplace? XpertHR editors Laura Merrylees and Fiona Cuming discuss two topical cases, their implications and the practical steps employers can take to protect their business interests.

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