Employment Lawyer In Your Pocket

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We are your very own Employment Lawyer In Your Pocket #ELiYP

We're aiming to help managers and business owners navigate the murky and often contentious world of employment law and keep on the straight and narrow with their staff.

In season 1, Simon and the team discuss the eight essential steps which an employer must take when looking to fairly dismiss an employee.

In season 2, Simon and the team answers questions which have been tweeted by listeners. How To Be A Good Witness? How To Give A Reference? And many, many more.

You can follow the award-winning employment team on twitter @EmpLawyerSimon @EmpLawyerJack and @EmpLawyerRich

You can also tweet us any questions using the #ELiYP hashtag

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last modified
2019-02-13 19:49
last episode published
2018-05-10 13:45
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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
10.05.2018

Season 3.2: Tell me how to hold an off the record discussion with your employee? | Employment Lawyer in Your Pocket

Season 3, episode 2: Simon and Jack answer a question from Jason Condie of Condies Accountants & Advisers, “Tell me how to ensure that a conversation between employer and employee remains without prejudice & can’t be relied on by either side?”....
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3.05.2018

Season 3.1: Tell me how to conduct an interview? | Employment Lawyer in Your Pocket

Season 3, episode 1: Simon, Jack and Duncan answer a question from Calum Anderson, Influx Recruitment,“What questions can be asked during an interview? And what questions should be avoided?”. The employment lawyers cover discrimination, criminal convic...
blackadders.co.uk author
30.11.2017

Season 2.9: How to keep control over your employees? | Employment Lawyer in Your Pocket

Season 2, episode 9: Simon, Jack and Richard all join up for the last episode of season 2. The guys answer a tweet from Vital Hike ‘how to keep control over your employee?’. They cover Christmas parties, work trips and give example of real cases. As we...
blackadders.co.uk author
23.11.2017

Season 2.8: How to appoint a Data Protection Officer? | Employment Lawyer in Your Pocket

Season 2, Episode 8: Simon, Jack and Ruth answer a tweet from Avian ‘do I need to appoint a data protection officer (DPO)?‘ . They cover who needs it, who can  be a DPO and give examples of cases. There’s also some interesting theme tunes and a bit of ...
blackadders.co.uk author
16.11.2017

Season 2.7: How to record a disciplinary hearing? |Employment Lawyer in Your Pocket

Season 2, Episode 7: Simon & Richard answer a tweet from Big Man Talking ‘should you record a formal meeting with a manager on your mobile phone?’. They cover legislation, real cases and Richard gives us his top 3 tips.  As well as this Richard doe...
blackadders.co.uk author
9.11.2017

Season 2.6: How to manage your apprentices? | Employment Lawyer in Your Pocket

Season 2, Episode 6: Simon & Jack answer a tweet from Henderson Loggie Chartered Accountants ‘Do apprentices have different rights to employees? If so what’s the difference?’ .  Jack gives us his top 3 tips whilst Simon reveals his favourite …and w...
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2.11.2017

Season 2.5: How to do Social Media? | Employment Lawyer in Your Pocket

Season 2, Episode 5: Simon & Richard respond to a tweet by Elevator asking ‘do you encourage your employees to use social media?’. They discuss a cautionary case and Richards top tips are definitely worth noting down. Simon’s hashtags (#’s) are a b...
blackadders.co.uk author
26.10.2017

Season 2.4: How to deal with copyright & trademarks? | Employment Lawyer in Your Pocket

Season 2, Episode 4: Simon and Jack are joined by Blackadders, Senior Solicitor in Corporate & Commercial law, Ruth Weir.  They respond to an email by the BIG Partnership ‘Who owns intellectual property created during employment?’. They cover Copyr...
blackadders.co.uk author
19.10.2017

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

Season 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 discrimina...
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12.10.2017

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

Season 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....
blackadders.co.uk author
5.10.2017

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

Season 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.   We would be d...
blackadders.co.uk author
17.03.2017

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

Episode 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 l...
blackadders.co.uk author
3.03.2017

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

Episode 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 em...
blackadders.co.uk author
24.02.2017

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

Episode 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.   We would ...
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17.02.2017

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

Episode 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 responsi...
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3.01.2017

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

Episode 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 ...
blackadders.co.uk author
22.12.2016

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 happ...
blackadders.co.uk author
21.12.2016

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...
blackadders.co.uk author
19.12.2016

Step 1: Where Do I Start When Managing Employees? | 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...
blackadders.co.uk author