Equality, diversity and human rights
We discuss common issues associated with dismissal for long-term poor attendance recently highlighted in the EAT decision of Kelly v Royal Mail Group.
We discuss the legal and practical issues that employers need to think about when contemplating positive action.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Podcasts and webinars: HR and legal information and guidance relating to equality, diversity and human rights.
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