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Are you an HR Professional or employment lawyer? Do you love employment law? Employment Law Matters is presented by London employment law barrister Daniel Barnett. You'll learn to how to deal with tricky, practical, employment law and HR issues in regular, weekly, bite-sized chunks.

Are you an HR Professional or employment lawyer? Do you love employment law? Employment Law Matters is presented by London employment law barrister Daniel Barnett. You'll learn to how to deal with tricky, practical, employment law and HR issues in regular, weekly, bite-sized chunks.
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Are you an HR Professional or employment lawyer? Do you love employment law? Employment Law Matters is presented by London employment law barrister Daniel Barnett. You'll learn to how to deal with tricky, practical, employment law and HR issues in regular, weekly, bite-sized chunks.

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English


Episodes

011 Requests to Drop Sexual Harassment Allegations

9/16/2019
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In this episode, employment barrister Daniel Barnett discusses what to do when an employee who has complained of sexual harassment decides she wants to drop her allegations. You'll learn what to do, depending on whether: LINKS www.hrinnercircle.co.uk/hrconference2019 Thank you for listening and please leave a review if you found this helpful as it helps others to find the podcast and to keep the project going. Be sure to subscribe to Employment Law Matters to be notified of new episodes...

Duration:00:14:00

010 When will Alternative Employment be 'Suitable'?

9/9/2019
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This episode considers when alternative employment will and won’t be ‘suitable’ in a redundancy situation. You'll learn:- LINKS: Daniel Barnett's conference on 14 October for HR Professionals - www.hrinnercircle.co.uk/hrconference2019 Thank you for listening and please leave a review if you found this helpful as it helps others to find the podcast and to keep the project going. Be sure to subscribe to Employment Law Matters to be notified of new episodes via...

Duration:00:13:44

009 Will Tribunal Fees be Brought Back?

9/2/2019
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In 2017, the trade union Unison persuaded the Supreme Court that employment tribunal fees were unlawful, because they deprived the public of effective access to justice. Are we going to get fees back? In this episode, you'll hear:- Thank you for listening and please leave a review if you found this helpful as it helps others to find the podcast and to keep the project going. Be sure to subscribe to Employment Law Matters to be notified of new episodes via...

Duration:00:08:13

008 Tips for Giving Evidence

8/26/2019
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In this episode of Employment Law Matters, Daniel Barnett explains 16 techniques for giving evidence well, including: Thank you for listening and please leave a review if you found this helpful as it helps others to find the podcast and to keep the project going. Be sure to subscribe to Employment Law Matters to be notified of new episodes. If there is a subject you’d like to hear covered on Employment Law Matters please email your request to: podcast@danielbarnett.co.uk or tweet...

Duration:00:15:14

007 Valuing a Claim

8/19/2019
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Deciding how much a claim is worth, and how much you might be willing to offer, is a methodical process. It’s a bit of science, and a bit of art. Policies, processes, meetings, communications, actions in the workplace are aimed at keeping things running smoothly, and avoiding legal liabilities. But there are things that throw a spanner in the works. In this week’s podcast, Daniel Barnett talks about things to consider when valuing a claim. Be sure to subscribe to Employment Law Matters at...

Duration:00:06:34

006 Unfair Dismissal Time Limit Extensions

8/12/2019
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In this episode, Daniel Barnett discusses the statutory test for extending time in unfair dismissal claims, as contained in section 111(2) of the Employment Rights Act 1996. Daniel Barnett also reads a chapter from his newly published book on Time Limits in Employment Tribunals. If you’re interested in getting hold of a copy, it’s available to members of the HR Inner Circle, which is the UK’s community for smart, ambitious HR professionals. Find out more at www.hrinnercircle.co.uk Be sure...

Duration:00:20:37

005 Private Life and Social Media

8/5/2019
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We live in an age where our private lives are shown all over the internet. And this is also where businesses live. Employees are entitled to a private life, and tribunals often hear claims that an employer has infringed this fundamental human right. In this week’s podcast, Daniel Barnett covers Employee’s Private Life and Social Media, and looks at some relevant example cases. Be sure to subscribe to Employment Law Matters to be notified of new episodes. Thank you for listening and...

Duration:00:09:24

004 Giving References: Can you? Should you?

7/29/2019
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Employees can sue for negligent or incorrect references, and although those sorts of claims are rare, they can be tricky to handle. In this week’s podcast, Daniel Barnett shares his six rules of giving references as well as some common pitfalls. Be sure to subscribe to Employment Law Matters to be notified of new episodes. Thank you for listening and please leave a review if you found this helpful as it helps others to find the podcast and to keep the project going. If there is a subject...

Duration:00:08:12

002 Holiday Pay Conundrums

7/23/2019
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How hard can it be to work out how much someone’s wage slip should be for? In recent years it has become clear that a wide range of payments that have not traditionally been used in the calculation of holiday pay should in fact have been included. As a result, many employers will have been underpaying their staff for a considerable period. In this episode of Employment Law Matters, Daniel Barnett looks at the complicated and fraught subject of paid annual leave. Thank you for listening...

Duration:00:09:07

003 Top Five SOSR Dismissals

7/23/2019
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SOSR is like a classic car. It can work well but only in the right conditions. An employer must have a fair reason to dismiss an employee. When other avenues are exhausted, employers can sort to SOSR - which stands for ‘some other substantial reason’. Rather unhelpfully, there is no definition or guidance about its meaning. It must be 'substantial', which can include anything that is not frivolous or insignificant. In this episode of Employment Law Matters, Daniel Barnett talks about the...

Duration:00:12:09

001 Can we suspend that Employee?

7/23/2019
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In this episode of Employment Law Matters, Daniel Barnett looks at when and how you can suspend an employee. Generally, you can suspend as long as you have good reason. Daniel will tell you first about a recent CA decision which said that, and then he will give you five situations where you’ll run into trouble if you suspend. There are five ways in which suspension can lead to a constructive dismissal claim or, indeed, a finding of unfairness if you subsequently make a decision to...

Duration:00:08:06

Trailer

7/16/2019
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Daniel Barnett is an employment law barrister with 25 years experience at Outer Temple Chambers. He's seen everything employers do wrong and wants to share all that knowledge with you in handy bitesize instalments over the course of this exciting and informative new podcast, Employment Law Matters. Be sure to subscribe to Employment Law Matters to be notified of new episodes. Thank you for listening and please leave a review if you found this helpful as it helps others to find the podcast...

Duration:00:02:44