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Apr 26, 2017

In this week's podcast, we look at some key areas of consideration for an employer with an employee on long-term sickness absence and possible pitfalls to avoid. In particular, we cover: - obtaining medical advice on the employee's condition and fitness for work; - holiday in the context of long-term sickness absence; -...

Apr 20, 2017

We discuss different aspects of short-term sickness absence and explore the practical steps that employers can take when dealing with this type of absence. Presenter Ellie Gelder is joined by Sarah Anderson.

Apr 12, 2017

In this week's podcast, we discuss the factors to consider when carrying out recruitment advertising. In particular, we look at: using the most appropriate media to advertise vacancies; equality issues around the placing of job adverts; avoiding discriminatory wording; the pros and cons of including salary details in a...

Apr 6, 2017

In this week's podcast, we examine several legal cases as we explore the situations where an employer may be found to be vicariously liable for an individual's negligent or discriminatory actions. Presenter Laura Merrylees is joined by Fiona Cuming.