Season 2.3: How to deal with stubble & tattoos? | Employment Lawyers in Your Pocket

blackadders logoSeason 2, Episode 3: Simon & Jack answer a tweet from Insights  ‘Can employers insist on male employees being clean shaven? What about tattoos?’. They don’t hold back addressing both issues as well as giving examples of previous cases of discrimination. In addition to this there is a few dodgy impersonations to keep you amused! Can you guess the Harry Potter character that Jack couldn’t?

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Season 2.2: How to give a good reference?
Season 2.1: How to be a good witness?

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Scottish Legal Awards Employment Team of the Year 2016 

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Season 2.2: How to give a good reference? | Employment Lawyer in Your Pocket

blackadders logoSeason 2, Episode 2: Simon & Richard answer a tweet from Condies Accountants & Advisors ‘What advice would you give to employers if asked by an ex employee for a reference?’. They give examples of accurate, inaccurate and misleading references. If that isn’t enough for you there’s also a bit of singing and James Bond to keep you entertained!!

We would be delighted if you would be able to provide us with some feedback by leaving a comment at the bottom of our podcast page. Thanks for listening!

You can listen to the lastest episode here:
Season 2.1: How to be a good witness?

You can also download this podcast free on iTunes.

The Blackadders employment team
Scottish Legal Awards Employment Team of the Year 2016 

Get in touch with the team on twitter:
@EmpLawyerSimon
@EmpLawyerJack
@EmpLawyerRich

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Season 2.1: How to be a good witness? | Employment Lawyer In Your Pocket

blackadders logoSeason 2, Episode 1: Simon and the Jack answer a tweet from Fairways HR ‘How to be a good witness?’ What makes a credible & reliable witness? Can you guess the Family Guy witness? Listen to find out more on how to be a good witness.

 

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You can listen to all of Season 1 here:

Step 8: How to Handle A Disciplinary Appeal Hearing?
Step 7: What Happens If An Employee Fails To Attend A Disciplinary Hearing?
Step 6: How Do I Communicate A Fair Dismissal?
Step 5: What Is The Role Of HR In A Formal Meeting?
Step 4: How To Conduct A Disciplinary Meeting
Step 3: How To Prepare For A Disciplinary Meeting
Step 2: How To Conduct An Investigation At Work
Step 1: Where Do I Start When Managing Employees?

The Blackadders employment team
Scottish Legal Awards Employment Team of the Year 2016 

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@EmpLawyerJack
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Step 8: How To Handle A Disciplinary Appeal Hearing? | Employment Lawyer In Your Pocket

blackadders logoEpisode 8: In the final episode of this podcast series Jack and Andrew discuss the essential steps for handling an appeal hearing. How significant are these hearings? Who should hear them? Can appeal hearings be used to the employer’s advantage? What led to a witness breaking into a Black Eyed Peas track whilst giving evidence in a tribunal? Listen to find out more on how to conduct a disciplinary process to an end.

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You can listen to all of the previous episodes in this series here:

Step 7: What Happens If An Employee Fails To Attend A Disciplinary Hearing?
Step 6: How Do I Communicate A Fair Dismissal?

Step 5: What Is The Role Of HR In A Formal Meeting?

Step 4: How To Conduct A Disciplinary Meeting

Step 3: How To Prepare For A Disciplinary Meeting
Step 2: How To Conduct An Investigation At Work
Step 1: Where Do I Start When Managing Employees?

The Blackadders employment team
Scottish Legal Awards Employment Team of the Year 2016 

Get in touch with the team on twitter:
@EmpLawyerSimon
@EmpLawyerJack
@EmpLawyerAndy

Step 7: What Happens If An Employee Fails To Attend A Disciplinary Hearing? | Employment Lawyer In Your Pocket

blackadders logoEpisode 7: What happens if an employee fails to attend a disciplinary hearing? Jack and Andrew discuss how to handle to problematic situation of an employee failing to attend a disciplinary hearing. Is that the end of the process? Can you assume the employee does not want to face the inevitable?  How many chances do you have to give them?  And what is the best excuse you have ever heard for someone failing to attend a disciplinary hearing?  Listen to find out more on how to handle this type of scenario.

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You can also download this podcast free on iTunes.

You can listen to previous episodes in this series here:

Step 6: How Do I Communicate A Fair Dismissal?
Step 5: What Is The Role Of HR In A Formal Meeting?

Step 4: How To Conduct A Disciplinary Meeting

Step 3: How To Prepare For A Disciplinary Meeting
Step 2: How To Conduct An Investigation At Work
Step 1: Where Do I Start When Managing Employees?

The Blackadders employment team
Scottish Legal Awards Employment Team of the Year 2016 

Get in touch with the team on twitter:
@EmpLawyerSimon
@EmpLawyerJack
@EmpLawyerRich

Step 6: How Do I Communicate A Fair Dismissal? | Employment Lawyer In Your Pocket

blackadders logoEpisode 6: Simon and Jack discuss the essential steps to communicate a fair dismissal. What should you say and what shouldn’t you say? How to say it and when? Can you do a Lord Sugar? Listen to find our more on how to navigate the pitfalls.

 

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You can also download this podcast free on iTunes.

You can listen to previous episodes in this series here:

Step 5: What Is The Role Of HR In A Formal Meeting?
Step 4: How To Conduct A Disciplinary Meeting

Step 3: How To Prepare For A Disciplinary Meeting
Step 2: How To Conduct An Investigation At Work
Step 1: Where Do I Start When Managing Employees?

The Blackadders employment team
Scottish Legal Awards Employment Team of the Year 2016 

Get in touch with the team on twitter:
@EmpLawyerSimon
@EmpLawyerJack
@EmpLawyerAndy

 

Step 5: What Is The Role Of HR In A Formal Meeting? | Employment Lawyer In Your Pocket

blackadders logoEpisode 5: Simon and Andy discuss the role of HR during a disciplinary meeting and the extent of the support they can provide to the person chairing the meeting. Who is the decision maker? What information can HR provide? And who needs to take responsibility for the name of Simon’s dog…?

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You can also download this podcast free on iTunes.

You can listen to previous episodes in this series here:

Step 4: How To Conduct A Disciplinary Meeting
Step 3: How To Prepare For A Disciplinary Meeting
Step 2: How To Conduct An Investigation At Work
Step 1: Where Do I Start When Managing Employees?

The Blackadders employment team
Scottish Legal Awards Employment Team of the Year 2016 

Get in touch with the team on twitter:
@EmpLawyerSimon
@EmpLawyerJack
@EmpLawyerAndy

Step 4: How To Conduct A Disciplinary Meeting | Employment Lawyer In Your Pocket

blackadders logoEpisode 4: Simon and Jack discuss how to conduct a disciplinary meeting.  Do you know what to say?  Do you understand the role of the companion?  What should you do about any witnesses to the allegations of misconduct or bad behaviour?  Forget Lord of the Rings.

 

This episode is entitled Lord of the Fi-Rings.

You can click here to access the previous episode of this podcast series “How To Prepare For A Disciplinary Meeting”. 

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Step 3: How to Prepare For A Disciplinary Meeting | Employment Lawyer in Your Pocket

Episode 3: Simon and Andy discuss how to prepare for a disciplinary meeting, addressing who should chair the meeting, the timescales recommended for such a meeting and the content of the letter inviting the employee in the meeting.

Oh, and it also happens to be National Cake Day…

You can click here to access the previous episode of this podcast series “Step 2: How to Conduct an Investigation at Work”. 

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Step 2: How to Conduct an Investigation at Work | Employment Lawyer in Your Pocket

Employment Lawyer in Your Pocket is a podcast delivered by Blackadders award winning Employment Law team which will provide practical employment law advice to HR managers and business owners. In their first series, the team will discuss the steps which a manager must take when looking to conduct a fair dismissal.

Episode 2: Simon and Jack discuss how to conduct an investigation meeting at work.  What steps should you take before conducting an investigation meeting? Who should conduct the investigation meeting?  When it is appropriate to suspend an employee?

You can click here to access the previous episode of this podcast series “Step 1: Where Do I Start When Managing Employees?”

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