Discrimination: The Basics

October 15, 2019 by alison

In this episode of the podcast I bring you a brief overview of the basics of discrimination. This episode is ideal if you are new to HR, management or you just want a refresher of what discrimination is. In this episode I will cover: A background to the law. What you need to know as […]

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Can a vegetarian claim discrimination under the Equality Act 2010?

October 1, 2019 by alison

In this episode of the podcast I cover a recent case decided by the Norwich Employment Tribunal as to whether a vegetarian employee could claim protection from discrimination on the grounds of vegetarianism. In this episode I will cover: A background to the law. How the employment tribunal determine a ‘philosophical belief’. Why it is […]

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Bonus Episode: Interview with Alison Colley

September 27, 2019 by alison

In this bonus episode of the podcast I bring you the audio from a recent interview on the YouTube channel for a business based locally to me on the Isle of Wight. I was very pleased to have been invited onto the Business & Technology Show from MyCRM and I hope you find it interesting! […]

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Documenting harassment and discrimination

September 17, 2019 by alison

In this episode of the podcast I interview Dr Julia Shaw about Spot, which she has co-founded to help employers and employees with harassment and discrimination recording and reporting. About Dr Julia Shaw In 2017 Dr Julia Shaw co-founded the memory science and artificial intelligence start-up Spot. Spot helps employees report workplace harassment and discrimination, […]

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Subject Access Request: The Basics

September 4, 2019 by alison

In this episode of the podcast I cover the basics which employers need to consider with regards to Subject Access Requests when received from employees. In this episode I will cover: A background to the law. What you need to consider at the outset. The time limit for responding. The type of data you have […]

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Having Difficult Conversations: Top Tips

August 19, 2019 by alison

In this episode of the podcast I discuss the importance of managing difficult or contentious conversations successfully. In this episode I will cover: What difficult conversations are. Why we avoid having them. The dangers of avoiding these conversations. My top tips on how to carry out these conversations successfully. Action Points It should not be […]

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