The Employment Law & HR Podcast
About This Show
A podcast designed to bring you an update on the Law and best practice for managing and recruiting staff and for dealing with any issues that may arise at work.
Employment law changes on a daily basis and it can be really hard to keep up to date with the changes and essential elements of what you need to know to successfully run your business. This podcast is designed to bring you all the information you need to know in an easy to listen, easy to understand and easy to implement way. Looking at things from a practical as well as legal perspective.
Your legal lighthouse, guiding you through a sea of employment legislation.
Most Recent Episode
Family Rights at Work: Episode 3 Maternity & Adoption Leave & Pay Additional Considerations
Dec 11 16
Employee Rights: Some Additional Considerations This is a mini series focusing on family rights at work and the considerations which apply with regards to employees who are parents/will be parents. In this third episode in the series I round off with some final information employers will need to know with regards to employees who take maternity or adoption leave. In this episode I will cover: What you need to consider and be aware of with regards to redundancy. Why you must offer a suitable alternative vacancy to an employee on maternity or adoption leave first. What happens to an employee's holiday entitlement when they are on maternity or adoption leave. Why it is important to include details about holiday in a contract or policy. The additional protection from detriment that employees have when taking maternity or adoption leave. The additional protection from dismissal because of exercising or intending to exercise the right to take maternity or adoption leave. Recovery of statutory maternity and adoption pay via HMRC. Action Points Ensure you include the details of any holiday requirements for employees taking or about to take adoption or maternity leave in your contracts or holiday policy; Ensure your managers and staff understand that employees have protection from detrimental treatment because they are taking maternity or adoption leave; Seek advice if you have an unusual situation or you are not sure what to do. You can contact me by email email@example.com or phone 023 8098 2006 or 01983 897003 if you would like to discuss. The Guardian Article The Employment Law & HR Podcast was recently featured in an a