An Interview with Tony Brown: Episode 59

Tony Brown: Employer & Author of Standard Procedure In this weeks’ episode I interview Tony Brown about taking on his first employee, his tips for putting the correct processes in place for managing employees and how to systemise your business. About Tony Tony L Brown, known as “The Systems Guy”, is a Business Systems Strategist, […]

An Interview with Steve Thomson: Episode 58

Steve Thomson: Author of The Sticking Point In this weeks’ episode I interview the author of the book The Sticking Point, an unusual book which will help you develop your managerial techniques and improve how you manage your people. In this episode we will cover: Why Steve wrote the book; The comparison between physical and […]

Taking on your first employee: Part 4 Frequently Asked Questions

  Taking on your first employee: Part 4 Frequently Asked Questions In this weeks’ episode it is the fourth and final part of the mini series focusing on taking on your first employee and the considerations which apply with taking on any new employee. This week I will cover some of the frequently asked questions […]

Taking on your first employee: Part 3 HMRC & Insurance

Taking on your first employee: Part 3 Registering with HMRC & Insurance In this weeks’ episode it is the third part of the mini series focusing on taking on your first employee and the considerations which apply with taking on any new employee. This week paying the employee & covering your business. In this episode […]

Disability Discrimination & a Premier League Football Club: Episode 53

Gutierrez v Newcastle Football Club In this weeks’ episode I bring you a recent case about a premier league footballer who has successfully pursued a claim for disability discrimination against his former employer, Newcastle FC. In this episode I will cover: The facts of the case; Why the case is interesting & rare in the […]

A recent case on Restrictive Covenants: Episode 52

When can you restrict an employee from working for a competitor?  In this weeks’ episode I bring you a recent case which reiterates the importance of getting your restrictive covenants right from the outset and on regularly reviewing the terms to make sure they are relevant. It is better to be proactive than leave it […]

Discrimination at work: Episode 49

Is an instruction to only speak English at work discrimination? A recent discrimination case has been decided by the Employment Appeal Tribunal concerning an instruction to a Russian employee not to speak Russian at work, an interesting case for various reasons. In this episode I will cover: What the relevant legal provisions are regarding direct […]

Holiday Entitlement & Pay: Episode 48

Frequently Asked Question about Holiday Entitlement & Pay Following a surprising question from an employee client I thought that it would be helpful to dedicate an episode to answering some of the frequently asked questions abut holiday. In this episode I will cover: The background to holiday entitlement and pay in the UK The Working […]

Tribunal Time Limits & Holiday Entitlement Update: Episode 47

Employment Tribunal Time Limits & Holiday Entitlement for 2015/16 & 2016/17 In this episode of the Podcast I bring you two updates that you should be aware of. In this episode I will cover: ACAS Early Conciliation Time Limits in the Employment Tribunal The extension of Time Limits in the Employment Tribunal Holiday entitlement under […]

Wrongful Dismissal & Breach of Confidentiality: Episode 46

Mr M Farnan v Sunderland Association Football Club A claim for wrongful dismissal in the High Court In this episode of the Podcast I bring you the detail and Judgement from a claim brought by a former employee of Sunderland FC which emphasises the need to have good provisions and policies for confidentiality in your […]

Redundancy Part 3: Selection

The third instalment of a mini series focusing on Redundancy Episode 3: Selecting Employees for Redundancy This is the third episode of a mini series on redundancy in which I will focus on all aspects of redundancy and how to ensure you get things right. In this episode I will cover: Why getting the correct […]

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