10 episodes

The Range of Reasonable Responses Podcast » Podcast‪s‬ Darren Newman

    • Business
    • 4.7 • 9 Ratings

    24: Khanum v Mid-Glamorgan Area Health Authority

    24: Khanum v Mid-Glamorgan Area Health Authority

    In this series I’m looking at classic employment law cases of the past that still have something to teach us about employment law today. In this episode we look at Khanum v Mid Glamorgan Area Health Authority [1978] IRLR 215. … Continue reading →

    • 13 min
    23. Mears v Safecar Security Ltd

    23. Mears v Safecar Security Ltd

    Going back to 1982, Mears v Safecar Security Ltd is a case about written statements of terms and conditions and what term applies when the employee is off sick and there are no express terms dealing with sickness absence or … Continue reading →

    • 15 min
    22. Devis & Sons Ltd v Atkins

    22. Devis & Sons Ltd v Atkins

    In this episode we look at the first House of Lords case to consider unfair dismissal – Devis & Sons Ltd v Atkins. This leads to a seriously nerdy discussion of the history of the basic award and how it … Continue reading →

    • 16 min
    21. Linfood Cash and Carry v Thomson

    21. Linfood Cash and Carry v Thomson

    This week’s episode looks at Linfood Cash and Carry v Thomson & anor. This case from 1989 gives guidance to employers relying on anonymous evidence in disciplinary cases. To see how that guidance is used in practice we also consider … Continue reading →

    • 14 min
    20. RSPB v Croucher

    20. RSPB v Croucher

    This episode features RSPB v Croucher a case about the scope of the duty to investigate when the employee has already admitted their guilt. We also look at the more recent case of CRO Ports v Wiltshire which shows how … Continue reading →

    • 14 min
    19. Archibald v Fife Council

    19. Archibald v Fife Council

    In this episode I look at the 2004 House of Lords decision in Archibald v Fife Council. This is one of the leading cases on the duty to make reasonable adjustments and shows just how wide that duty can be. … Continue reading →

    • 11 min

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Excellent Resource for HR Professionals

These podcasts, by a top employment lawyer, are great for those studying for CIPD and related HR qualifications - particularly the "Classic Cases". Key cases are discussed and explained in a clear but light and chatty manner, with their historical context explained and their implications for employment law today. Great for a commute or as an alternative to ploughing through a textbook!

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