All items: Equality and human rights

  • Darren Newman's podcast: James v Eastleigh Borough Council

    Date:
    27 April 2017

    In this podcast, XpertHR consultant editor Darren Newman considers James v Eastleigh Borough Council, concerning a man who had to pay 75p to go swimming, whereas his wife was admitted for free. Darren looks at its relevance in respect of more recent cases regarding the treatment of migrant workers.

  • Podcast: Recruitment advertising

    Date:
    13 April 2017

    In this week's podcast, we discuss the factors to consider when carrying out recruitment advertising.

  • Podcast: When is an employer liable for the acts of its employees and others?

    Date:
    7 April 2017

    In this week's podcast, we examine several legal cases as we explore the situations where an employer may be found to be vicariously liable for an individual's negligent or discriminatory actions.

  • Podcast: Is your workplace dress code sexist?

    Date:
    10 March 2017

    Requirements for women to wear high heels, make-up and a skirt were common in the 1970s, but do such requirements have any place in a 21st-century employer's dress code? In this week's podcast, we discuss the recent controversy around sexism in workplace dress codes.

  • 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: Justifying indirect discrimination

    Date:
    24 February 2017

    In this week's podcast, we explore the steps that you can take to reduce the risk of having an indirectly discriminatory provision, criterion or practice. We also discuss what to take into account when deciding whether or not indirect discrimination can be justified.

  • Podcast: Managing an intergenerational workforce - millennial stereotypes and good practice tips

    Date:
    27 January 2017

    We discuss common assumptions about millennial employees and provide guidance on managing an intergenerational workforce.

  • 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: 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: Impact of removal of default retirement age

    Date:
    5 August 2016

    Five years on from the abolition of the default retirement age, we highlight four key retirement issues that have come before the tribunals and courts.

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