Podcasts

16.07.21 Returning To The Workplace Webinar

It is our pleasure to present our Employment Law Webinar recorded on Friday 16th July. The Government made some interesting and important announcements earlier this week and the onus has clearly shifted onto employers to take responsibility to bring their staff back to the workplace, and to deal with the concerns and fears of their workforce in relation to the same.

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17.06.21 Opening Up Webinar

It is our pleasure to present our Employment Law Webinar recorded on Thursday 17th June. The Government have just hit pause on relaxing all social distancing restrictions, the country is certainly moving towards opening up in the near future. We want our clients to be ready for it when it happens, together being able to deal with what may be permanent changes to how we all work.

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28.05.21 Your Employment Webinar

Our employment webinar recorded on Friday 28th May. This week the Team discuss what is the true cost of workplace conflict, larger employers not bringing employees back to the office, and adjusting to the new format.

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13.04.21 Your Employment Webinar

Our employment webinar recorded on Tuesday 13th April. This week the team discuss the legislative changes to UK employment law, the new IR35/Off Payroll Working rules, and the Employment Tribunal Quarterly statistics.

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16.07.21 Returning To The Workplace Webinar

It is our pleasure to present our Employment Law Webinar recorded on Friday 16th July. The Government made some interesting and important announcements earlier this week and the onus has clearly shifted onto employers to take responsibility to bring their staff back to the workplace, and to deal with the concerns and fears of their workforce in relation to the same.

Listen »

17.06.21 Opening Up Webinar

It is our pleasure to present our Employment Law Webinar recorded on Thursday 17th June. The Government have just hit pause on relaxing all social distancing restrictions, the country is certainly moving towards opening up in the near future. We want our clients to be ready for it when it happens, together being able to deal with what may be permanent changes to how we all work.

Listen »

28.05.21 Your Employment Webinar

Our employment webinar recorded on Friday 28th May. This week the Team discuss what is the true cost of workplace conflict, larger employers not bringing employees back to the office, and adjusting to the new format.

Listen »

13.04.21 Your Employment Webinar

Our employment webinar recorded on Tuesday 13th April. This week the team discuss the legislative changes to UK employment law, the new IR35/Off Payroll Working rules, and the Employment Tribunal Quarterly statistics.

Listen »

16.12.2021 Your Employment Webinar – 2021 a year in review, the Legal Implications of Facial Recognition Technology and Other Key Legal Updates

Following on from last month’s webinar we are very pleased to continue our webinar programme for the month of December.

Facial recognition technology and its uses in employment is becoming a prominent topic, but employers must be aware of its legal implications.

Our panel of expert employment lawyers cover this, whilst also discussing the following insightful topics:-

Topics covered in the webinar

  1. The latest working from home Government rules – what to employers need to do now?  What happens if you get “pinged”?  Are the rules different for unvaccinated people?
  2. Facial recognition technology and its use in employment – what are the legal implications?;
  3. How far does vicarious liability extend for employers when it comes to Christmas parties?  Are you responsible for “everything” that your staff do?
  4. 2021 – a year in review – what were the key cases and legislative changes that people need to know about? 

We hope that you enjoy the webinar and feel free to contact us on 0203 837 9914 / info@joneschase.com if you have any questions or need any assistance.

25.11.21 Your Employment Webinar on Employee Monitoring and Other Key Case Law Updates

Following on from last month’s webinar we are very pleased to continue our webinar programme for the month of November.

Many organisations’ staff continue to work from home, whether on a temporary or permanent basis, and how to monitor staff effectively is becoming a key topic, but employers must ensure they are doing so legally.

Our panel of expert employment lawyers cover this, whilst also discussing the following insightful topics:-

Topics covered in the webinar

  1. Disability discrimination – we explore a recently reported case which provides guidance on “substantial adverse impact” and what is “likely to last 12 months or more”, in relation to the statutory test for disability;
  2. Whistleblowing – we will review a recent Employment Appeal Tribunal decision which looks at whose motivation within the employer is relevant when dismissing the employee who later claims automatic unfair dismissal when they’ve blown the whistle;
  3. Employee monitoring – the team discuss the complex legal issues surrounding whether or not an employer can monitor their employees’ use of emails, telephones, and the internet, and if so, how can it be done lawfully?

We hope that you enjoy the webinar and feel free to contact us on 0203 837 9914 / info@joneschase.com if you have any questions or need any assistance.

21.10.21 Your Employment Webinar on Recruitment and the Common Issues Faced by Employers

The Jones Chase team continue our webinar programme for October as we explore key issues surrounding recruitment.

Hiring staff is certainly a relevant topic at the moment with the Office for National Statistics showing record levels of vacancies in some sectors and many companies on a drive to expand their teams.

Our panel of expert employment lawyers cover this, whilst also discussing the following insightful topics:-

Topics covered in the webinar

  1. Hiring senior executives/other employees who you know are subject to post-termination restrictions with another employer, such as a non-compete clause;
  2. Making conditional offers to job candidates and can you lawfully withdraw an offer once the job has been accepted? 
  3. Pre-employment discrimination – what rights do job applicants have in relation to their potential employers and what do hirers need to be aware of?

We hope that you enjoy the webinar and feel free to contact us on 0203 837 9914 / info@joneschase.com if you have any questions or need any assistance.

16.09.21 Your Employment Webinar on Hybrid Working, Flexible Working and Other Key Topics

Following our gap month in August due to the summer holidays, we are very pleased to continue our webinar programme.

As thousands of people are now returning to the workplace, hybrid working (i.e. staff spending some of the week at the workplace, the rest at home) is a big trend, but employers must ensure that it is implemented correctly.

Our panel of expert employment lawyers cover this, whilst also discussing the following insightful topics:-

Topics covered in the webinar

  1. Navigating enforceable clauses in employment contracts/policies/handbooks;
  2. Top tips for introducing hybrid working;
  3. How the law of indirect sex discrimination interplays with flexible working requests;
  4. Case update – will the lack of an appeal during a redundancy process make the dismissal unfair? Together with other issues arising from caselaw.

We hope that you enjoy the webinar and feel free to contact us on 0203 837 9914 / info@joneschase.com if you have any questions or need any assistance.

16.07.21 Returning To The Workplace Webinar

Our Employment Law Webinar, recorded on Friday 16th July.

The Government made some interesting and important announcements earlier this week and the onus has clearly shifted onto employers to take responsibility to bring their staff back to the workplace, and to deal with the concerns and fears of their workforce in relation to the same. 

A number of important questions remain unanswered and employees may be looking to their employer, rather than the Government, for answers.

We always want our clients to stay ahead of the curve and our panel of expert employment lawyers discuss the following, whilst leaving time for live Questions & Answers:-

Topics covered in the webinar

  1. Refresher and update on the Covid-19 vaccination debate – what is and is not reasonable?
  2. Case law update on COVID cases – and the arguments which have been tested at Employment Tribunal level to date;
  3. How to deal with a range of interpretations of personal responsibility, as encouraged by the government post 19 July 2021, when dealing with your entire employee population;
  4. Can you legally require your staff to take Covid tests?

Thank you for taking the time to listen to our webinar.  We hope that you find it useful.

Feel free to contact us on 0203 837 9914 / info@joneschase.com if you have any questions or need any assistance.

24.06.21 Special Webinar – Menopause And The Workplace

The Jones Chase team is very pleased to present Dr Shahzadi Harper from The Harper Clinic (www.harperclinic.com) in this webinar, to discuss key aspects of menopause and its impact on the workplace.

Dr. Harper has given educational lectures to GPs on:- Menopause, Mood, and Sex; Menopause Myths and HRT- Putting the Risks of HRT into Perspective; Mood Disorder during the Menopause Transition; Breast cancer and HRT.

She has looked after women of all backgrounds, enabling them to make informed choices for their optimal health.

Dr Harper is joined by our panel of expert employment lawyers, who delve into the relevant employment law and management implications that are often overlooked.

Thank you for taking the time to listen to our webinar.  We hope that you find it useful.

Feel free to contact us on 0203 837 9914 / info@joneschase.com if you have any questions or need any assistance.