All items: Employment rights

  • 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.

  • Podcast: How to avoid a workplace nightmare this Christmas

    Date:
    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: Requesting flexible working after maternity leave

    Date:
    4 November 2016

    We look at flexible working requests, focusing on the issues that may arise when women returning from maternity leave request a change to their working hours.

  • Podcast: Disciplinary investigations and hearings, and dismissals

    Date:
    7 October 2016

    In this week's feature-length podcast, we are joined by special guests Nicky Stibbs and Max Winthrop to discuss some common areas of concern around the termination of employment.

  • 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.

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