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 Friendly Rights at Work: Frequently Asked Questions
Employers Questions Answered 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 fifth and final episode in the series I answer some frequently asked questions from employers and give guidance on some good practice. In this episode I will cover answers to the following FAQ's: I have an employee who is always taking time off at short notice because children are ill, what can I do? Can I stop my employee from taking holiday when returning to work from maternity leave? Can employees have time off for children's school events? I have taken on a new employee to cover whilst the regular employee is on maternity leave and they are doing a better job. Can I move the employee on maternity leave to a new job when she returns? I have an employee who is in a same sex relationship whose partner is pregnant, can my employee take paternity leave even though she is not a man (or father)? Reference: Stelfox v Westco Building Components Ltd Employment Tribunal Case on returning from maternity leave. Action Points Seek advice before taking action if you are unsure of an employees legal rights; Have a clear policy and procedure regarding family and parental rights; Consider going above and beyond the legal minimum to become the best employer in your industry; Seek advice and support to ensure you get it right. You can contact me by email email@example.com or phone 023 8098 2006 or 01983 897003 if you would like to discuss. Getting advice from