Audio and video

All items: Equality, diversity and human rights

  • Podcast: Dismissal for poor attendance

    Date:
    3 September 2019

    We discuss common issues associated with dismissal for long-term poor attendance recently highlighted in the EAT decision of Kelly v Royal Mail Group.

  • Podcast: Positive action

    Date:
    9 July 2019

    We discuss the legal and practical issues that employers need to think about when contemplating positive action.

  • Webinar: Tricky sickness issues - your questions answered

    Date:
    28 March 2019

    Darren Newman discusses tricky sickness absence related issues, including the relationship between sickness absence and disability discrimination, and the steps you can take to support an employee's return to work.

  • Podcast: Brexit and political opinions at work

    Date:
    22 March 2019

    How should employers approach political discussions at work? Can employers prevent employees from displaying pro- or anti-Brexit paraphernalia at work? What about staff campaigning or protesting outside working hours? Will employers making redundancies because of Brexit really choose leave voters as the first to go? We discuss five scenarios related to Brexit and political opinions at work.

  • Podcast: The dangers of dismissing employees in receipt of permanent health insurance payments

    Date:
    22 February 2019

    We discuss the implications for employers of the recent EAT decision in Awan v ICTS UK Ltd, which illustrates the risks for employers of dismissing an employee who is in receipt of permanent health insurance payments.

  • Webinar: Retain your talent by supporting older workers

    Date:
    7 February 2019

    Many employers are facing skills shortages and looking at new approaches to recruiting and retaining talent. Patrick Thomson, senior programme manager at the Centre for Ageing Better, and Alistair McQueen, head of savings and retirement at Aviva plc, explore what steps employers can take to encourage the retention of older workers.

  • Podcast: #MeToo - sexual harassment in the workplace

    Date:
    25 January 2019

    Kelly Thomson, legal director at law firm RPC, gives us some top tips on the steps that employers can take to prevent sexual harassment. Kelly also gives her insight into how employers should deal with complaints of sexual harassment in the workplace and the key pitfalls that they should avoid.

  • Podcast: HR developments 2018/2019

    Date:
    14 December 2018

    We review the key employment law developments of 2018 and the impact of these for HR, including: Brexit; the GDPR; the apprenticeship levy; pay reporting; parental bereavement leave; and family-friendly policies.

  • Webinar: Closing the gender pay gap

    Date:
    24 May 2018

    Naeema Choudry, partner at global law firm Eversheds Sutherland, and Anne Hurst, senior diversity and inclusion specialist at PwC LLP, share their knowledge and experience of putting into practice strategies to tackle the gender pay gap.

  • 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.

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