Unfair Dismissal: What is unfair dismissal?
The Employment Law & HR Podcast
by Alison Colley, Real Employment Law Advice
1w ago
This episode 223 of the podcast I bring you an introduction to the law regarding unfair dismissal. This is the first of a mini series that will focus on all of the key aspects of unfair dismissal, including everything you need to know to really get to grips with dismissals and what constitutes a fair dismissal. It will assist both employers who may be looking at making dismissal decisions and employees who may have been dismissed and are unsure if the decision is fair or not. In this episode I will cover: The history of unfair dismissal How unfair dismissal started in the early 1970’s What it ..read more
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Holiday pay and holiday entitlement changes 2024
The Employment Law & HR Podcast
by Alison Colley. Real Employment Law Advice
1M ago
In this episode 222 of the podcast I bring you a run down of the changes to the Working Time Regulations which are effective in the holiday year that starts after 01 April 2024. In this episode of the podcast we cover: The definition of irregular hour worker The definition of part year worker How statutory holiday entitlement is accrued for irregular hour and part year workers How you can deal with carry over of leave How to calculate holiday pay Rolled up holiday pay is now permitted for irregular and part year workers Examples of what to consider when calculating holiday Why it is important ..read more
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What Employers & HR should learn from Bates v The Post Office
The Employment Law & HR Podcast
by Alison Colley, Real Employment Law Advice
1M ago
In this episode 221 of the podcast I bring you my thoughts and reflections on the case of Bates v The Post Office and whilst not directly related to employment law there are lots of lessons that all employers and HR can take from the events that took place. In this episode of the podcast we cover: Why employers and HR need to take internal investigations seriously. The key things that investigators get wrong in disciplinary and grievance investigations. The civil test of ‘balance of probabilities’ and what this means. The importance of a common sense approach to issues that arise. Why communi ..read more
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Top tips for HR and people professionals
The Employment Law & HR Podcast
by Alison Colley, Real Employment Law Advice
2M ago
In this episode 220 of the podcast I bring you an interview with Fay Wallis who is a specialist career coach who helps HR and People Professionals.   In this episode of the podcast we cover: What the key issues are for HR and people professionals. Tips on how to address the key issues. Time Management tools techniques and resources for HR professionals. Being pulled in different directions and how to manage this. How to deal with confidence issues and manage imposter syndrome. How to influence in your role.   Fay Wallis If you work in the HR or People team and want to have a succes ..read more
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The Gender Pay Gap & Equal Pay at work
The Employment Law & HR Podcast
by Alison Colley, Real Employment Law Advice
2M ago
In this episode 219 of the podcast I bring you an interview with Michelle Gyimah who is a specialist pay gap strategist. Michelle is an expert in assisting businesses and organisations to close their pay gap. In this episode of the podcast we cover: Why the gender pay gap is an important consideration for employers. Why the gender pay gap still arises. The benefits to employers of addressing the pay gap in their business or organisation. What businesses and organisations should be considering with regards to their gender pay gap. Simple steps employers can consider for equality. Other areas o ..read more
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New Sexual Harassment Laws in 2024
The Employment Law & HR Podcast
by Alison Colley, Real Employment Law Advice
3M ago
Prevention of Sexual Harassment obligations for employers are changing in 2024 In this episode 218 of the podcast I bring you an update on the new sexual harassment laws in 2024, including all the information employers need to consider. In this episode of the podcast we cover: What is the current law about workplace sexual harassment. What the Equality Act 2010 states about sexual harassment. Why there has been a change in the law. Some examples of conduct of a sexual nature that would constitute sexual harassment. How a single incident can be sexual harassment. Who can claim sexual harassmen ..read more
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Adjustments at work for Employees with sight or hearing loss
The Employment Law & HR Podcast
by Alison Colley, Real Employment Law Advice
3M ago
How employers can assist employees with sight or hearing loss to succeed In this episode 217 of the podcast I bring you an interview with Dan Williams who is the founder of Visualise Training and Consultancy an organisation which promotes and enables inclusion, accessibility and equality for people living with visual impairment, hearing loss and other forms of disability. Dan is an expert in assisting businesses and organisations to be more accessible. In this episode of the podcast we cover: How to encourage employees to be open about their condition or disability. Creating an inclusive cult ..read more
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Reasonable Adjustments at work: an interview with Jan Brookes
The Employment Law & HR Podcast
by Alison Colley, Real Employment Law Advice
5M ago
In this episode 215 of the podcast I bring you an interview with Jan Brookes who is the CEO of a local Isle of Wight Charity, Isle Access. Jan is an expert in assisting businesses and organisations to be more accessible. In this episode of the podcast we cover: The number one thing that all employers can do, with no expense, to assist their staff with long term health conditions. Ways in which employers can make reasonable adjustments. Why it is important to give meaningful consideration to adjustments. Some examples of how employers can make a change and be more inclusive.     Abo ..read more
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Employers need to consider reasonable adjustments in the recruitment process
The Employment Law & HR Podcast
by Alison Colley, Real Employment Law Advice
5M ago
In this episode 214 of the podcast I bring you a summary of a case that was decided by the Employment Appeal Tribunal in regards to the issue of whether an employer was under an obligation to make a reasonable adjustment to their recruitment process for an applicant with regards to his dyspraxia. The case is AECOM Ltd v Mr C Mallon. In this episode of the podcast we cover: Why businesses need to ensure that they are open to reasonable adjustments in the recruitment process. The facts of the case and why they are rather unique as Mr Mallon had previously been employed by AECOM Ltd. How HR for ..read more
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Why is it important to put in writing terms of employment or consultancy arrangements?
The Employment Law & HR Podcast
by Alison Colley, Real Employment Law Advice
6M ago
This Employment Tribunal case illustrates why it is important for businesses to set out terms in writing in advance of someone starting work In this episode 213 of the podcast I bring you a summary of a case that was decided by the Watford Employment Tribunal in regards to the issue of the status of the aggrieved. The case is Guler v Newman Law LLP. In this episode of the podcast we cover: Why businesses need to ensure that agreed terms are set out in writing at the outset. How the Employment Tribunal made a determination of Mr Guler’s status. Why the Employment Tribunal decided that Mr Guler ..read more
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