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Keep on top of the employment law issues that matter most to you and your business. Whether you work in HR, in-house legal or run your own business, think of us as your news filter. We'll cover the important issues in employment today, explain how the law is responding and what needs to be on your radar, as well as answering your questions each episode. Presented by Siobhan Fitzgerald, Jonathan Rennie and Fraser Vandal from top 50 UK law firm TLT LLP. We provide employment law advice to public and private sector organisations and were recognised in the inaugural The Times Best Law Firms. This podcast is for general guidance and represents our understanding of the law at the time of recording. Specific legal advice should be sought for specific cases.

Keep on top of the employment law issues that matter most to you and your business. Whether you work in HR, in-house legal or run your own business, think of us as your news filter. We'll cover the important issues in employment today, explain how the law is responding and what needs to be on your radar, as well as answering your questions each episode. Presented by Siobhan Fitzgerald, Jonathan Rennie and Fraser Vandal from top 50 UK law firm TLT LLP. We provide employment law advice to public and private sector organisations and were recognised in the inaugural The Times Best Law Firms. This podcast is for general guidance and represents our understanding of the law at the time of recording. Specific legal advice should be sought for specific cases.
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Keep on top of the employment law issues that matter most to you and your business. Whether you work in HR, in-house legal or run your own business, think of us as your news filter. We'll cover the important issues in employment today, explain how the law is responding and what needs to be on your radar, as well as answering your questions each episode. Presented by Siobhan Fitzgerald, Jonathan Rennie and Fraser Vandal from top 50 UK law firm TLT LLP. We provide employment law advice to public and private sector organisations and were recognised in the inaugural The Times Best Law Firms. This podcast is for general guidance and represents our understanding of the law at the time of recording. Specific legal advice should be sought for specific cases.

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Episodes

Burnout and workplace stress

9/4/2019
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Chronic stress impacts employee wellbeing, productivity and company performance. With the World Health Organisation now classifying burnout as a workplace disease, employers need to understand their legal and moral duties to prevent, identify and manage this issue. In this episode crammed with top tips and examples we look at: In our news round-up we cover: social media issuesPeople Management Useful links from this episode: The Stevenson / Farmer review Equality Act 2010 Code of...

Duration:00:33:15

Summer Issues

7/17/2019
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From air con wars and dress codes to live streaming sports and unexplained absences, summer can present a unique raft of challenges for HR and legal teams. What starts off as an office moan can quickly escalate, with the most serious cases resulting in a discrimination claim. In this episode of TLT's employment law podcast, we look at three of the "hottest" issues you might face this summer and throughout the rest of the year, including: We share some cautionary tales and some best...

Duration:00:28:57

Philosophical beliefs

6/18/2019
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If an employee feels they have been the victim of discrimination or harassment at work because of a philosophical belief, they could claim for compensation. But what is a philosophical belief? Is fox hunting, life after death, veganism, Brexit or Scottish Independence protected under the Equality Act or is this just an opinion? And what happens when one person's belief conflicts with another's, like Christianity and homosexuality? There is no hierarchy of beliefs so how should employers...

Duration:00:30:48

Sexual harassment at work

4/2/2019
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The Me Too campaign has led to an increase in awareness of sexual harassment at work with companies needing to respond appropriately. In this episode, we look at: We look at forward-thinking initiatives from the US like the legal obligation to provide training and the use of 'love contracts' or 'relationship contracts', and whether these are likely to be used in the UK. NDAs or 'gagging clauses' as they're often known are often misunderstood due to the way they're reported in the media –...

Duration:00:36:55

Introducing Employment Law Focus

3/27/2019
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Introducing, Employment Law Focus. Presented by Siobhan Fitzgerald, Jonathan Rennie and Fraser Vandal from top 50 UK law firm TLT LLP. We provide employment law advice to public and private sector organisations and were recognised in the inaugural The Times Best Law Firms. We'll cover the important issues in employment today, explain how the law is responding and what needs to be on your radar, as well as answering your questions each episode. This podcast is for general guidance and...

Duration:00:01:47