All items: Employment rights

  • Podcast: Primer on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

    Date:
    9 June 2017

    Although organisations are increasingly aware of the new requirements under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), many are not sure how the GDPR will affect the HR function. We discuss how HR will contribute to the GDPR compliance process.

  • Podcast: Companions at disciplinary hearings - tricky scenarios for HR

    Date:
    2 June 2017

    In this week's podcast, we explain what HR should do when faced with some tricky scenarios related to the right to be accompanied at disciplinary hearings. The seven scenarios discussed include a worker requesting a companion with a history of disruptive behaviour, and a worker asking for a postponement at the last minute to find a companion.

  • Webinar: Get ready for the GDPR - guidance for employers

    Date:
    10 May 2017

    Although the General Data Protection Regulation does not come into force until May 2018, employers need to be preparing now. Experts Ross McKean and Katherine Gibson give practical advice for employers developing a compliance plan.

  • Podcast: How holiday cases are affecting employer practice

    Date:
    5 May 2017

    In this week's podcast, we discuss the key findings of our new research on employers' annual leave offerings and explain how employers are working out holiday pay in the light of the glut of case law in recent years.

  • Darren Newman's podcast: British Home Stores Ltd v Burchell

    Date:
    6 April 2017

    Darren Newman talks listeners through British Home Stores Ltd v Burchell, one of the most significant cases in employment law.

  • Podcast: Employment law update with Darren Newman

    Date:
    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: Social media and recruitment

    Date:
    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.

  • Podcast: 2017 employment law agenda

    Date:
    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: Key employment cases for 2017

    Date:
    9 December 2016

    In this week's podcast, we predict the key cases for 2017. We explain why employment status in the gig economy will be a big talking point, and flag up a major equal pay case against a private-sector employer.

  • Podcast: Introduction to the General Data Protection Regulation

    Date:
    2 December 2016

    We discuss the extensive data protection changes coming into effect and how employers can begin their preparations.

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Audio and video: HR and legal information and guidance relating to employment rights.