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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The importance of nutrition and well-being at work

July 24, 2019 by alison

In this episode of the podcast I interview Kate Cook, a corporate nutrition coach and we discuss how nutrition and well-being are important in the workplace and for employee happiness and business success. About Kate Cook The Business of Wellness – inspiring healthier lifestyles for better business. Kate Cook gives talks and workshops to business […]

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The Women and Equalities Committee: report on non-disclosure agreements.

July 9, 2019 by alison

Harassment and discrimination In this episode of the podcast I analyse the report commissioned by the Women and Equalities Committee  into whether the use of non-disclosure agreements in harassment and discrimination cases is unethical, and how they should be dealt with in the future. In this episode I will cover: The 12 recommendations discussed in […]

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Is it harassment and discrimination to suspend someone due to a consequence of their disability?

June 25, 2019 by alison

Harassment and disability discrimination In this episode of the podcast I summarise the facts and law concerning a case involving a trainee teacher who was suspended due to the fact that he could not write for more than a couple of minutes. The employee, who had been diagnosed with dyspraxia, claimed disability discrimination, harassment and […]

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