Employment Law Matters

Employment Law Matters

www.danielbarnett.co.uk
Are you an HR Professional or employment lawyer? Do you love employment law? Employment Law Matters is presented by London employment law barrister Daniel Barnett. You’ll learn how to deal with tricky, practical, employment law and HR issues in regu…


060 GDPR Two Years On - Part One
Aug 10 • 25 min
In this, the first of two episodes, Daniel Barnett of Outer Temple Chambers and Emma Erskine-Fox of TLT Solicitors (@emmafoxlaw) discuss the GDPR, two years after it came into force.In this first part, you’ll learn:-· the difference between the…
059 Part-Time Workers
Jul 22 • 9 min
In this episode, you’ll learn what rights a part-time worker has, what amounts to less favourable treatment and tips for implementing part-time working in your company.
058 Unconscious Bias: My training story
Jul 11 • 7 min
Join Daniel Barnett as he learns from Selwyn Blyth about unconscious bias
057 Recent Unfair Dismissal Cases
Jul 6 • 11 min
Discover three recent unfair dismissal cases
056 Defrauding the CJRS
Jun 18 • 12 min
Are employers defrauding the furlough scheme? What might HMRC do?
055 Covid-19 and Anxiety in the Workplace
Jun 8 • 7 min
Dr Kerry Davison, consultant psychologist, discusses anxiety in the workplace with Daniel Barnett
054 Why Verbal Warnings Annoy Me
Jun 8 • 10 min
A verbal warning, recording in writing. It’s a paradox!
053 Preparing for Homeworking
Jun 5 • 15 min
How to prepare for employees working permanently from home
052 Imposing Changes to Terms and Conditions
May 27 • 16 min
Daniel Barnett reads a chapter from his new book on Changing Terms and Conditions
051 LBC Radio Q&A (broadcast live 13 May 2020)
May 14 • 27 min
Listen to Daniel Barnett on Nick Ferrari’s Breakfast Show
050 Getting Investigations Right
May 14 • 12 min
Top tips for conducting investigations
049 Notice Pay while on Furlough
Apr 27 • 22 min
Are employees entitled to 80% or 100% of their normal pay if given notice when on furlough?
048 Sneak preview: Whistleblowing
Apr 16 • 7 min
Whistleblowing - a sneak preview
047 Sneak Preview: Employment Status
Apr 16 • 5 min
Sneak preview of employment status webinar
046 Sneak preview: Health & Safety Dismissals
Apr 15 • 7 min
A sneak preview of the employment webinar with Daniel Barnett and Gus Baker, on Health & Safety
045 Q&A
Apr 14 • 13 min
Daniel Barnett answers 7 employment law Q&As.
044 Furlough: Three Outstanding Issues
Apr 8 • 18 min
Three issues on furlough: . when will the online portal open, and how will it work? 2. does the furlough scheme cover employees who TUPE over after 28 February 2020? 3. can employees take annual leave when on furlough, or will doing so break furlough?
043 Furlough: Updated Guidance
Apr 4 • 21 min
Daniel Barnett discusses the updated guidance for the coronavirus job retention scheme
042 Coronavirus: LBC Radio Q&A
Apr 2 • 41 min
Daniel answers questions on coronavirus and employment law from a variety of employees and employers.
041 Coronavirus: Taking Annual Leave on Furlough
Apr 1 • 20 min
Can employees take annual leave when on furlough? What should they be paid?
040 Handling Employee Bereavement
Mar 30 • 13 min
The UK government introduced paid parental bereavement leave on 6 April 2020. In this episode, we discuss the new entitlement, and discuss how employers can support grieving staff.
039A Furlough Leave 2
Mar 27 • 15 min
Daniel Barnett discusses the self-employed package and the details of the job retention scheme
039 Employment Law Changes - April 2020
Mar 23 • 14 min
We look at five key employment law changes which come into effect this April 2020, including written particulars of employment, holiday pay and IR35.
038B National Broadcast on Employment Law
Mar 23 • 2 min
In this bite-size episode, Daniel Barnett explains how to register for his forthcoming National Broadcast on Employment Law and Coronavirus
038A Furlough Leave - Bonus Episode
Mar 21 • 11 min
An early guide to furlough leave
038 Sending Staff Home
Mar 16 • 25 min
Learn about sending staff home, including imposing working from home, lay-off and short-time, and collective redundancy consultation
037 Coronavirus: an LBC Special
Mar 9 • 45 min
Daniel Barnett’s special LBC Radio programme on the legal implication on the workplace surrounding coronavirus. Daniel answers questions from callers including:-
036 Defending a Sex Harassment claim – Part 2
Mar 2 • 15 min
Second of two parts on how to defend a sex harassment claim.
035 Coronavirus
Feb 28 • 11 min
It’s reported this week that Baker McKenzie has closed down its London office for fear of one of its employees having coronavirus.In this bonus episode, you’ll learn:what to do with employees who don’t want to come into workwhat your obligations are if…
034 Defending a Sex Harassment claim – Part 1
Feb 24 • 11 min
First of two parts on how to defend a sex harassment claim.
033A Policies 2020
Feb 24 • 19 min
Never again face the problem of employees saying they don’t understand a policy, or managers not following them.
033 Non Disclosure Agreements
Feb 17 • 10 min
Non disclosure agreements are controversial. Some are good, some are not. This episode considers both types and discusses how to maximise the chance of a non-disclosure clause being enforced.
032 Two Supreme Court Cases for 2020
Feb 10 • 25 min
Daniel Barnett and Darren Newman discuss the two big Supreme Court cases for 2020
031 Flexible Working
Feb 3 • 14 min
Flexible working is not a new concept, but it has morphed from being about family-friendliness into something far broader. What seemingly are small changes can make a big difference, and employers stand to benefit from a happier workforce.
030 Stress at Work
Jan 27 • 11 min
How to recognise stress in an employee, how to minimise that stress and what reasonable adjustments you can make.
029 Apprentices
Jan 20 • 11 min
Apprenticeships: A guide for employers
028 Making an Occupational Health Referral
Jan 13 • 14 min
Good practice when making occupational health referrals
027 Constructive Dismissal
Jan 6 • 10 min
What constitutes a constructive dismissal?
026 Performance Management
Dec 30, 2019 • 15 min
How to deal with any performance management situation
025 Covert recording of meetings
Dec 23, 2019 • 12 min
Can you covertly record meetings at work and admit them as evidence in Tribunal?
024 What to do if you receive a tribunal claim
Dec 16, 2019 • 11 min
A checklist of steps to take should you receive a tribunal claim.
023 Criminal records
Dec 9, 2019 • 9 min
How a criminal record can affect an employment, and what remedies are available should something go wrong.
022 Protecting an Employer’s Reputation
Dec 2, 2019 • 10 min
Practical steps on how to tackle quickly and strategically the risk of reputational damage.
021 Dress codes
Nov 25, 2019 • 11 min
Top tips on guiding what is appropriate to wear at work, and the legal consequences that can flow from having a dress code for your staff.
020A Bonus: Quiz Results from Vegetarianism and Philopsophical Beliefs
Nov 22, 2019 • 2 min
Quiz results from episode 20
020 Vegetarianism and Philosophical Belief
Nov 18, 2019 • 9 min
Daniel Barnett discusses discrimination on grounds of philosophical belief, in the light of a recent case on vegetarianism.
019 Giving notice
Nov 11, 2019 • 14 min
Daniel Barnett guides you through employment notice periods and offers answers to some of the frequently asked questions.
018 A couple of cases on harassment
Nov 4, 2019 • 8 min
Daniel Barnett discusses two recent harassment cases - Forbes v LHR Airport and Page v NHS Trust Development Authority
017 Disrupting Disciplinaries
Oct 28, 2019 • 11 min
Top tips on how to manage and keep disciplinary proceedings intact when an employee goes off sick.
016 Employees who go AWOL
Oct 21, 2019 • 10 min
Daniel Barnett shares tips on what to do if an employee goes AWOL, and looks at ways of how to resolve the situation.
015 Without Prejudice and Professional Privilege
Oct 14, 2019 • 10 min
Daniel Barnett discusses the two types of privilege that apply in the employment setting.
014 Two Recent Cases on TUPE
Oct 7, 2019 • 7 min
Daniel Barnett discusses two recent TUPE cases - Hare Wines v Kaur and Mears Homecare v Bradburn
013 Predicted Brexit changes
Sep 30, 2019 • 9 min
Daniel Barnett shares six predictions on post-Brexit employment law changes.
012 What, exactly, is ‘Fair’?
Sep 24, 2019 • 17 min
How do you make sure a misconduct or performance dismissal is ‘fair’?
011 Requests to Drop Sexual Harassment Allegations
Sep 16, 2019 • 14 min
What do you do when an employee, who has complained of sexual harassment, says she wants to withdraw her allegations?
010 When will Alternative Employment be ‘Suitable’?
Sep 9, 2019 • 13 min
What steps do you have to take to look for alternative employment for a redundant employee?
009 Will Tribunal Fees be Brought Back?
Sep 2, 2019 • 8 min
Daniel Barnett discusses whether tribunal fees are likely to come back
008 Tips for Giving Evidence
Aug 26, 2019 • 15 min
Sixteen tips for giving evidence well in an employment tribunal
007 Valuing a Claim
Aug 19, 2019 • 6 min
How do you work out how much a claim is worth, to help you decide whether to settle?
006 Unfair Dismissal Time Limit Extensions
Aug 12, 2019 • 20 min
Daniel talks about the statutory test for extending time in unfair dismissal cases.
005 Private Life and Social Media
Aug 5, 2019 • 9 min
The interaction between an employee’s private life and their use of social media.
004 Giving References: Can you? Should you?
Jul 29, 2019 • 8 min
In this week’s podcast, Daniel Barnett shares his six rules of giving references as well as some common pitfalls.
003 Top Five SOSR Dismissals
Jul 23, 2019 • 12 min
Daniel Barnett talks about the top five SOSR reasons for dismissal.
002 Holiday Pay Conundrums
Jul 23, 2019 • 9 min
In this episode of Employment Law Matters, Daniel Barnett looks at a complicated and fraught area of employment law, paid annual leave.
001 Can we suspend that Employee?
Jul 23, 2019 • 8 min
Daniel Barnett looks at when and how you can suspend an employee, along with the most common pitfalls
Trailer
Jul 16, 2019 • 2 min
Employment Law Matters is a new weekly podcast from Daniel Barnett aimed at HR professionals and lawyers who want to help their businesses and clients with tricky, practical, employment law issues