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An update on the Law and best practice for managing and recruiting staff and for dealing with any issues that may arise.
An easy to listen to legal and practical update.

The Employment Law & HR Podcast Alison Colley, Solicitor from Real Employment Law Advice

    • Business

An update on the Law and best practice for managing and recruiting staff and for dealing with any issues that may arise.
An easy to listen to legal and practical update.

    Job Retention / Furlough Scheme: Part 2

    Job Retention / Furlough Scheme: Part 2

    In this episode of the podcast I cover further detail about the job retention / furlough scheme following the publishing of guidance from HMRC late on the 26th March 2020.

    • 18 min
    Job Retention / Furlough Scheme: Part 1

    Job Retention / Furlough Scheme: Part 1

    In this episode of the podcast I cover the key points about the job retention / furlough scheme that were known as of Thursday 26th March.

    Further details have been released since this episode was recorded and will be followed with a Part 2 episode with more information.

    • 31 min
    Lay-off & Short-Time Working: Options for Employers

    Lay-off & Short-Time Working: Options for Employers

    In this episode I will cover:

    What is lay-off and short-time working?
    In what circumstances can you use lay-off and/or short-time working.
    What guarantee pay is.
    When an employee can apply for a redundancy payment.
    The consequences of laying someone off or putting them on short-time working if you have no contractual right to do so and no agreement in place.
    Some options to consider.
    Why it is important to communicate with staff.
    Why it is important to plan ahead now.

    • 15 min
    Coronavirus: Guidance for Employers

    Coronavirus: Guidance for Employers

    In this episode of the podcast I cover up to date key information for employers to consider.

    Correct as at 09/03/2020.

    • 11 min
    Alcohol at work: What do you need to consider for your policy?

    Alcohol at work: What do you need to consider for your policy?

    In this episode of the podcast I respond to a listener question raised about the risks of allowing alcohol consumption during lunch breaks and whilst at work.

    In this episode I also mention briefly the coronavirus and what you need to consider if you are sending an employee home who may have been exposed or is at risk of having been exposed to the coronavirus.

    • 22 min
    An interview with the Listening Detective

    An interview with the Listening Detective

    In this episode of the Podcast I interview Sheryl Andrews about one of the critical skills required by great employers and managers, the ability to listen!
    About Sheryl

    Author, Speaker and Coach are just a few of the roles she holds. Sheryl has a vision of a world where everyone feels heard, understood and valued. It is her personal mission to change the way the world listens. Listening is one of those skills we are quick to criticise when it is not happening, but few invest in developing their listening skills.   

    As; “The Listening Detective” with her famous deerstalker hat, she is well known for her fun and engaging talks sharing all aspects of listening, the good; the bad and the sad.

    As the Founder of Step by Step Listening and lead coach, she creates a safe to speak environment that gives individuals and groups the opportunity to chat with the purpose of listening to their own inner wisdom.     

    As an author of Manage your critic – From overwhelm to Clarity in 7 and soon to be published Do
    Useful Links
    www.stepbysteplistening.com

    www.manageyourcritic.com

    Please do leave your thoughts on this issue in the comments section below. Please ensure that any comments are respectful to all views and opinions.

    As part of our HR Harbour annual subscription service for employers we provide guidance and training for employers, supervisors and managers. If you would like to know more about the HR Harbour Service and how you can get unlimited support from as little as £198 per month please contact me for a no obligation discussion - alison@realemploymentlawadvice.co.uk or you can find full details here: HR Harbour

    Don't forget you can contact us by telephone 01983 897003, 01722 653001 or 023 8098 2006


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    • 46 min

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