All items: Equality and human rights

  • 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.

  • 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: 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.

  • Podcast: Discrimination arising from disability - three traps for the unwary

    Date:
    13 May 2016

    We explain how three common scenarios can lead to a tribunal claim for discrimination arising from disability.

  • Podcast: Transgender employees in the workplace

    Date:
    19 February 2016

    In this week's podcast, we discuss how to create an inclusive workplace culture for trans men and women.

  • Podcast: Key employment cases for 2016

    Date:
    18 December 2015

    On this week's XpertHR Weekly, we look the recent Employment Appeal Tribunal hearing, British Gas Trading Ltd v Lock and another on the calculation of holiday pay and other key cases likely to have a practical impact on HR in 2016.

  • Podcast: Recruitment and disability discrimination

    Date:
    27 November 2015

    On this week's XpertHR Weekly, we consider employers' responsibilities towards disabled job applicants during the recruitment process.

  • Podcast: October 2015 legal changes

    Date:
    18 September 2015

    In this week's podcast, we look at the legal changes that come into force on 1 October 2015, including those relating to: anti-slavery statements; extension of the exemption from wearing a safety helmet for Sikhs; increases to national minimum wage rates; and the new Fit for Work service.

  • Podcast: Pregnancy and maternity discrimination

    Date:
    14 August 2015

    On this week's XpertHR Weekly, we discuss the key findings of the survey by the Government and Equality and Human Rights Commission into pregnancy and maternity discrimination and provide practical guidance for employers.

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