Vectis Radio Listener Questions Answered: Episode 17

March 5, 2015 by joe

  Employer questions answered In this episode of the podcast the format is a bit different as I was recently invited to be a guest on the Business Insight show on my local community radio, Vectis Radio and during the show I answered a number of listener employer questions from business owners. Thanks to the […]

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E-Cigarettes at work : Episode 16

February 19, 2015 by joe

  How do you deal with staff who ‘Vape’ at work In this episode of the Podcast I give you a summary of a recent Employment Tribunal case within which the issue of the use of e-cigarettes at work resulted in an employee facing disciplinary action and resigning from her employment. In this case the employee […]

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Misuse of Twitter & Unfair Dismissal : Episode 15

February 5, 2015 by joe

  What happens when an employee tweets offensive comments In this episode of the Podcast I give you a summary of a recent Employment Appeal Tribunal case within which the issue of the misuse of an employees personal twitter account resulted in his dismissal for gross misconduct.  In this case the employee Mr Laws tweeted offensive messages […]

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Reinstatement of Employment following Dismissal

January 23, 2015 by joe

What happens when an employee is successful with their appeal In this episode of the Podcast I give you a summary of a recent Employment Appeal Tribunal case within which the issue of reinstatement of an employee following a successful appeal against dismissal was discussed. In this case the employee Mrs Salmon was dismissed for […]

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Obesity & Discrimination : Episode 13

January 7, 2015 by joe

  Is an Obese employee protected from discrimination?  In this episode #13 of the Podcast I discuss the recent decision of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) which answers the question as to whether under European Law obesity is protected from discrimination. The case Karsten Kaltoft v Kommunemes Landsforening was referred from the Danish Courts […]

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Shared Parental Leave : Episode 12

December 4, 2014 by joe

Shared Parental Leave In this episode #12 of the Podcast I discuss the changes that became law on the 1st December 2014 in respect of the new rights to shared parental leave.  The changes will effect all employers and you could be receiving notices of shared parental leave from as early as January 2015 for children due […]

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