Podcasts and webinars

All items: Equality, diversity and human rights

  • Podcast: Key employment cases for 2020

    Date:
    21 January 2020

    Which employment cases will have the biggest impact on HR in 2020? We assess the likely impact on employers of upcoming cases on: the national minimum wage, data protection, age discrimination, collective bargaining, and TUPE.

  • Podcast: Equal pay

    Date:
    7 January 2020

    Catriona Aldridge, senior associate at law firm CMS, joins us to discuss the legal and practical issues that employers need to think about in relation to equal pay.

  • Podcast: Duty to make reasonable adjustments for disabled workers

    Date:
    17 December 2019

    How far should employers go in meeting their obligations under the Equality Act 2010 to make reasonable adjustments for disabled workers? Drawing on examples from case law, we discuss some key dos and don'ts when making reasonable adjustments.

  • Webinar: LGBT-inclusive workplace - practical strategies from Stonewall

    Date:
    4 December 2019

    In this webinar, Sanjay Sood-Smith, executive director at Stonewall, shares his experience and top tips for embracing and embedding an LGBT-inclusive workplace

  • 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.

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Podcasts and webinars: HR and legal information and guidance relating to equality, diversity and human rights.