XpertHR podcasts

Podcast: Justifying indirect discrimination

February 24,2017 on

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 ca...

Podcast: The apprenticeship levy – April 2017

Shared from on 22 February 2017

We discuss the key features of the apprenticeship levy, which is due to come into force in April 2017.

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Podcast: Disciplinary investigations and hearings, and dismissals

Shared from on 22 February 2017

In this week's feature-length podcast, we are joined by special guests Nicky Stibbs and Max Winthrop to discuss some common areas of concern around the termination of employment.

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Podcast: Pay forecasts for 2017

Shared from on 22 February 2017

We discuss pay award levels in 2016 and the likely level of employee pay increases in the year ahead.

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Webinar: Managing international assignments in an uncertain world

Shared from on 22 February 2017

Juliet Carp and David Remedios discuss the current legal and practical considerations for managing overseas assignments.

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Podcast: Absence rates and managing sickness absence

Shared from on 22 February 2017

We discuss sickness absence rates for 2015 and the associated costs, and the steps that employers can take to successfully manage sickness absence.

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Podcast: Managing an HR change

Shared from on 22 February 2017

In this week's feature-length podcast, we are joined by special guest Debra Cadman to discuss how to ensure an HR change is a success.

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Podcast: Requesting flexible working after maternity leave

Shared from on 22 February 2017

We look at flexible working requests, focusing on the issues that may arise when women returning from maternity leave request a change to their working hours.

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Podcast: How to avoid a workplace nightmare this Christmas

Shared from on 22 February 2017

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.

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Podcast: Pensions auto-enrolment

Shared from on 22 February 2017

We explain how the pensions auto-enrolment rules work and provide some practical tips to help employers comply with their obligations.

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Podcast: Introduction to the General Data Protection Regulation

Shared from on 22 February 2017

We discuss the extensive data protection changes coming into effect and how employers can begin their preparations.

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Podcast: Key employment cases for 2017

Shared from on 22 February 2017

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.

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Podcast: 2017 employment law agenda

Shared from on 22 February 2017

We discuss the key legislative developments affecting employers in 2017, including: gender pay gap reporting; the apprenticeship levy; public-sector exit payments and changes to statutory rates.

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Podcast: Key recruitment metrics 2016

Shared from on 22 February 2017

We discuss the latest trends and challenges in a competitive recruitment market, including skills shortages and the time and cost to hire.

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Podcast: Ensuring that maternity leave runs smoothly

Shared from on 22 February 2017

We discuss what employers can do to help ensure that an employee's maternity leave runs smoothly, including communicating clearly on holiday entitlement and maternity pay.

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