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Jun 28, 2017

Identifying the correct selection pool is a fundamental part of establishing a fair redundancy process. Getting this wrong at the outset can undermine the rest of the process. In this week's podcast, we provide practical advice on the factors to consider when identifying a selection pool. In particular, we look at:...


Jun 22, 2017

In this week's podcast, we discuss five areas in which the risk of reputational damage can be an issue for employers, and what HR professionals can do to reduce the risk of their organisation's reputation being damaged.


Jun 15, 2017

Interviewing a candidate is one of the most challenging parts of the recruitment process. Preparing effectively can help to ensure that the outcome is successful, and that the interview is conducted in a fair and non-discriminatory manner. In this week's podcast, we discuss the problems that can occur during an...


Jun 8, 2017

Although organisations are increasingly aware of the new requirements under the EU General Data Protection Regulation, many are not sure how the GDPR will affect HR function. We discuss how HR will contribute to the GDPR compliance process. In particular, we look at possible HR roles in: conducting a data audit...


Jun 1, 2017

In this week's podcast, we explain what HR should do when faced with some tricky scenarios related to the right to be accompanied at disciplinary hearings. The seven scenarios discussed include a worker requesting a companion with a history of disruptive behaviour, and a worker asking for a postponement at the...