Bringing you must-have employment law guidance and HR best practice - from the team behind XpertHR, the UK's leading online HR resource.
Investigating improper conduct
We discuss tricky issues that can arise when investigating allegations of improper conduct - such as sexual or racial harassment, bullying or discrimination - as well as some common mistakes and process points to have in mind, including issues relating to the role of HR and decision-makers.
Employee engagement in the new world of work
Kate Pritchard, head of engagement and leadership at Tivian, joins us to talk about the significance of employee engagement as we are transitioning into the new world of work shaped by hybrid working, the great resignation, skills shortages and employee wellbeing. Kate also discusses changes in employee engagement and the key role that leaders need to play in driving engagement.
Reasonable adjustments at disciplinary and grievance meetings
Max Winthrop, partner and head of the employment law team at Short, Richardson and Forth LLP, discusses the law and best practice around disability-related reasonable adjustments at disciplinary and grievance meetings including: the circumstances in which the duty arises; considerations relating to face-to-face and remote meetings; a worker's choice of companion; and the timing and rescheduling of meetings.
Max also looks at two recent employment tribunal decisions, and reflects on how disability-related adjustments may become relevant in other contexts.
Mental health wellbeing at work
Uxshely Carcamo, a lawyer, psychotherapist and registered nutritionist and author at XpertHR, talks about the impact of the pandemic on mental wellbeing, the need to challenge the misconception that mental wellbeing is wholly mental ill health, potent
HR careers - what our survey reveals
Noelle Murphy, senior HR practice editor at XpertHR, explores the findings from XpertHR's recent HR careers survey including the impact of the pandemic and hybrid working practices on HR professionals and discusses priorities and challenges on the HR agenda.
What are the employment law issues you need to know about when managing reluctant returners?
Darren Newman, employment lawyer, guides you through the key legal considerations to have in mind when handling employees who are reluctant to return to the workplace following a period of remote working, including issues relating to:
the contract of employment; custom and practice; vulnerable employees; employees who have relocated; flexible working; and a refusal to follow a reasonable instruction.
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