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Jan 21, 2022

We highlight key cases due to be decided this year and discuss their impact on HR. These include cases on: vicarious liability, holiday pay, agency workers, age discrimination, and coronavirus-related health and safety cases.

The 2022 cases that we discuss will decide the following questions:

  • When is an employer...


Jan 11, 2022

Adrian Martin, head of the employment team at law firm Burges Salmon, shares his top tips on some tricky legal issues that can arise in the recruitment process relating to: managers making unauthorised promises to candidates; remote working arrangements; inducing a breach of restrictive covenants; and flexing the length...


Nov 30, 2021

How is HR responding to the opportunities and challenges presented by the move to hybrid working? Noelle Murphy, XpertHR's senior HR practice editor, discusses the findings of our recent survey and unpacks what these mean for HR practitioners.

We explore: issues around consistency of approach; cultivating a culture of...


Nov 15, 2021

How are employment tribunals approaching claims arising from the coronavirus pandemic? We explore the most important decisions handed down so far this year and discuss their practical implications for HR, including cases relating to: health and safety; the furlough scheme; varying terms and conditions; and flexible...


Nov 2, 2021

Tricia Halpin, chief people officer at Masthaven Bank, explains how her team has implemented the Women in Leadership initiative, a programme to improve gender diversity across senior roles. She shares her tips on how HR can tackle the issue of poor gender diversity to make a meaningful difference.

We also hear from two...