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Sep 28, 2016

In this week's feature-length podcast, employment lawyer and part-time employment judge Laurie Anstis provides an update on the key legal developments affecting employers from October 2016 and beyond, including: changes to the national minimum wage rates; reforms to employment tribunals; public-sector exit...


Sep 22, 2016

The introduction of employment tribunal fees has had a major impact on employment tribunal claims. We discuss the latest figures for tribunal claims and look forward to the future of employment tribunals, including plans to make all first-instance tribunal decisions available online and the possibility that...


Sep 15, 2016

If an employee loses the right to work in the UK, the employer needs to take action or risk civil and criminal penalties. However, the employer must also consider its employment law obligations towards the individual. In this week's podcast, we discuss how employers should deal with a situation in which an employee...


Sep 8, 2016

The "gig economy" has received considerable media attention recently, with a number of public protests taking place by gig economy contractors and several high profile employment tribunal claims underway. In this week's podcast, we consider the employment law issues raised in these cases. We also discuss how to...


Sep 1, 2016


There are a number of different family-friendly rights and it can be difficult to keep on top of them. We discuss the various types of family-friendly leave, including: who is entitled to the leave; the amount of leave available; any requirements for the leave; and whether or not it is paid. We also touch on the...