XpertHR podcasts

Podcast: The Fit for Work service

Shared from on 1 November 2016

Eversheds partner Naeema Choudry joins us to discuss how the Fit for Work service can benefit employers, even if they already have their own occupational health provision.

Continue Reading

Podcast: Holiday pay update

Shared from on 1 November 2016

The Court of Appeal heard Lock and another v British Gas Trading Ltd, on commission in holiday pay, on 11 July. We round up where we are with holiday pay case law and flag up the key arguments that were discussed before the Court of Appeal in the Lock ...

Continue Reading

Webinar: Brexit – what now for HR?

Shared from on 1 November 2016

Darren Newman and Annabel Mace discuss the implications of Britain's vote to leave the EU for HR, including the impact on employment legislation and employees' immigration status.

Continue Reading

Podcast: Employment law update

Shared from on 1 November 2016

We provide a mid-year round-up of the key legal developments for employers, including the Trade Union Act, gender pay gap reporting, public-sector exit payments, the apprenticeship levy and the latest position on holiday pay cases.

Continue Reading

Podcast: Works councils and employee participation

Shared from on 1 November 2016

Worker representation is in the news after the Prime Minister promised to put workers on the boards of large companies as part of her plan to reform boardroom governance. We discuss the structures currently available for worker representation in the wo...

Continue Reading

Podcast: The Trade Union Act 2016

Shared from on 1 November 2016

Consultant editor Darren Newman joins us to discuss the implications of the Trade Union Act 2016 for both public and private-sector employers.

Continue Reading

Podcast: Impact of removal of default retirement age

Shared from on 1 November 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.

Continue Reading

Podcast: Substance misuse in the workplace

Shared from on 1 November 2016

We discuss how employers can support employees with substance misuse issues and respond to drug- or alcohol-related incidents in the workplace.

Continue Reading

Podcast: Graduate recruitment and probationary periods

Shared from on 1 November 2016

We discuss the results of our recent survey on graduate recruitment and give an overview of probationary periods.

Continue Reading

Podcast: Holidays – unauthorised absence, cover and contact

Shared from on 1 November 2016

We discuss various issues that can arise when employees take holiday.

Continue Reading

Podcast: Introduction to the gig economy

Shared from on 1 November 2016

We discuss some recent gig economy employment tribunal claims and the risks faced by organisations that hire freelancers through web applications.

Continue Reading

Podcast: Family-friendly leave

Shared from on 1 November 2016

We discuss the various types of family-friendly leave and who is entitled to what and when.

Continue Reading

Podcast: Employment tribunals – the state of play

Shared from on 1 November 2016

We discuss the future of employment tribunals, including plans to make all first-instance tribunal decisions available online and the possibility that employment tribunals will be replaced by an Employment and Equalities Court within the civil court st...

Continue Reading

Podcast: Employees who no longer have the right to work in the UK

Shared from on 1 November 2016

We discuss how employers should deal with a situation in which an employee no longer has the right to work in the UK.

Continue Reading

Podcast: Disciplinary investigations and hearings, and dismissals

Shared from on 1 November 2016

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.

Continue Reading