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A fortnightly Employment Law podcast placing a spotlight on recent cases and keeping you up to date with the very latest changes in the law. CPD available.

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A fortnightly Employment Law podcast placing a spotlight on recent cases and keeping you up to date with the very latest changes in the law. CPD available.

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Very informative and topical.

By J-D0G1 - Mar 18 2013
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In a quick and easily consumed format.

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Very informative and topical.

By J-D0G1 - Mar 18 2013
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In a quick and easily consumed format.
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UK Employment Law - The View from Mayer Brown

Latest release on May 20, 2020

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A fortnightly Employment Law podcast placing a spotlight on recent cases and keeping you up to date with the very latest changes in the law. CPD available.

Rank #1: Episode 105 – A View from Mayer Brown

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Nick looks at the recent Uber case, which is being hailed as a key case on the gig economy, plus a case on an alleged discretionary bonus and whether a neutral ill health policy could be challenged as discriminatory by a disabled employee. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

Nov 18 2016

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Rank #2: Episode 169 – A View from Mayer Brown

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Nick looks at the most recent Government on the UK furlough scheme. The Guidance Note has been expanded in a number of areas but there are still some areas of significant uncertainty. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

Apr 07 2020

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Rank #3: Episode 162 – A View from Mayer Brown

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This podcast is the second of a two part series looking at the key cases of 2019. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

Jan 16 2020

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Rank #4: Episode 160 – A View from Mayer Brown

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Nick looks at the very recent and important case which considers whether individuals properly classified as workers, rather than employees, are covered by the Transfer Regulations. Separately he looks at a recent case where a claimant tried to rely on a leaked email and another where the EAT had to consider whether to uphold an order for costs against a litigant in person. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

Nov 29 2019

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Rank #5: Episode 157 – A View from Mayer Brown

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Nick discusses various aspects of German labour law with Pauline Moritz of Mayer Brown’s German EBG team. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

Oct 18 2019

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Rank #6: Episode 156 – A View from Mayer Brown

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Nick’s review of recent cases looks at a case where a male employee claimed that a female manager had harassed him by giving him an unwanted shoulder massage. Secondly, we have a case which decides whether vegetarianism is a protected belief for the purposes of the Equality Act 2010. Finally we consider a case about how a Tribunal should decide what is to happen to a claim, where a party has failed to lodge a Defence in time. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

Oct 15 2019

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Rank #7: Episode 153 – A View from Mayer Brown

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Nick looks at three cases, including the first case on restrictive covenants to get to the Supreme Court in a century. He also considers a case on whether it is discriminatory to pay men on paternity leave less than women on maternity leave, and what happens if a colleague posts an offensive image on Facebook which is said to amount to work related harassment. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

Jul 25 2019

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Rank #8: Episode 152 – A View from Mayer Brown

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Nick and two colleagues, Chris Fisher, and Katherine Fox take a look at what is coming up in employment law in the next 12 months. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

Jun 03 2019

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Rank #9: Episode 151 – A View from Mayer Brown

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Nick looks at what amounts to gross negligence, whether an alleged harasser can benefit from a restricted reporting order, and whether a discretionary bonus scheme had become contractual. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

May 31 2019

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Rank #10: Episode 149 – A View from Mayer Brown

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Nick looks at a case which considers whether it is unlawfully discriminatory for an employer to send a woman on maternity leave a crucial email to her work email address. The second case considers whether an employer making collective redundancies outside Great Britain could be sued in the English Tribunal system for alleged failures to consult. Finally we have a case on PHI policies and whether an employer could still dismiss an employee on notice when the employee was receiving PHI payments. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

Apr 23 2019

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Rank #11: Special Episode – Another View from Mayer Brown

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Nick is joined by Chris Milsom of Cloisters for this episode to discuss the case of London Borough of Lambeth v Agoreyo, dealing with the circumstances in which a disciplinary suspension may be a breach of contract. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

Apr 10 2019

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Rank #12: Episode 148 – A View from Mayer Brown

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Nick looks at two recent cases. The first deals with the apportionment of liability where agency workers are underpaid, and the second looks at unfair claims for asserting a breach of a statutory right. Finally Nick discusses the proposed reform of non-disclosure clauses (NDA’s) in settlement agreements and employment contracts. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

Mar 19 2019

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Rank #13: Episode 147 – A View from Mayer Brown

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Nick looks at two recent cases which have a common theme of preventing the publication of information against the wishes of a party to the litigation. The third case looks at the interplay of statutory minimum notice and continuity of service. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

Feb 15 2019

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Rank #14: Episode 146 – A View from Mayer Brown

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Nick looks at three recent cases. The first is a Supreme Court decision on how to establish if someone has been treated disadvantageously for the purposes of s15 of the Equality Act 2010. It is not as easy as it looks. Secondly we have an update on the Uber case, and then a reminder of the rules about privacy in the public Employment Tribunal Register. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

Jan 25 2019

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Rank #15: Episode 144 – A View from Mayer Brown

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Nick is joined by Omar El-Khattabi, who works in our Corporate practice and is a member of our Middle East Practice. He discusses some of the legal issues which he has come across for employers taking on staff in Saudi Arabia and UAE. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

Jan 08 2019

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Rank #16: Episode 143 – A View from Mayer Brown

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Nick looks at the subject of non-disclosure clauses in contracts of employment and settlement agreement. Are they enforceable and should they still be included by employers after the concerns expressed about their misuse? To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

Dec 04 2018

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Rank #17: Episode 139 – A View from Mayer Brown

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Nick takes a look at two recent and key cases. The first looks at a constructive dismissal claim and what was needed for a valid claim. The second case puts pressure on employers facing requests to adjourn disciplinary and grievance hearings to allow the employee’s representative to attend. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

Sep 28 2018

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Rank #18: Episode 138 – A View from Mayer Brown

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Nick’s review of cases looks at a key case involving the use of legal advice given to the employer but which was leaked to the claimant, a wasted costs order against a claimant’s legal representative and whether a group of claimants had waived their claim by delaying for more than two years before going to court. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

Sep 11 2018

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Rank #19: Episode 137 – A View from Mayer Brown

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Nick looks at three recent and important cases. The first one looks at whether voluntary overtime counts towards holiday pay, the second considers if a belief in the right to own work product created by the employee was a philosophical belief covered by the Equality Act, and the final case considers part time working for a long term disabled employee facing dismissal. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

Aug 28 2018

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Rank #20: Special Episode – Another View from Mayer Brown

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Nick is joined by Jennifer McGrandle, to talk about the valuable work done by ELIPS (Employment Tribunal Litigant in Person Support Scheme) and what it means to be an ELIPS volunteer. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

Jul 31 2018

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Episode 178 – A View from Mayer Brown

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Nick looks at the subject of collective consultation and specifically whether an employer can consult effectively and in compliance with its legal obligations during the current working conditions. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

May 20 2020

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Episode 177 – A View from Mayer Brown

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Nick looks at the recent ICO guidance on processing employees health related personal data. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

May 19 2020

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Episode 176 – A View from Mayer Brown

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Nick looks further at return to work issues facing employers and in particular issues affecting those whose workers have to commute to work on public transport. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

May 18 2020

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Episode 175 – A View from Mayer Brown

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After looking at the short term issues likely to confront employers when organising a return to work after lockdown, Nick looks at the longer term challenges, plus some specific questions that have been raised with us. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

May 04 2020

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Episode 174 – A View from Mayer Brown

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Nick looks at the current hot topic for employers. How should they handle a return to work by staff after lockdown and what are the issues likely to come up? This podcast looks at a number of key short term points employers should take into account in organising a return to work both for furloughed and non-furloughed staff. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

May 01 2020

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Episode 173 – A View from Mayer Brown

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This podcast looks at the latest guidance update on the Furlough Scheme, as well as the parts that are not being clarified, and what employers should do as a result. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

Apr 29 2020

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Nick is co hosting two webinars within the next week. The first is on Wednesday 29 April on challenges facing employers preparing for a return to normal working. The second is a joint ELA/ELBA webinar on 6 May with the President of the EAT. The podcast provides further details and how to sign up to attend. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

Apr 28 2020

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Episode 172 – A View from Mayer Brown

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Fourth Time Around. Nick looks at the most recent furlough updates, from 17 April and the problematic guidance now issued on furloughing without employee consent and furloughing sick employees. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

Apr 21 2020

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A quick announcement from Nick about an ELA podcast for the Employment Lawyers Association. Nick is the host for a discussion with the Presidents of the Employment Tribunals in England and Wales, and in Scotland. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

Apr 17 2020

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Episode 171 – A View from Mayer Brown

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Since a whole six days have passed since the last Furlough Scheme update it is, naturally, time for another. This podcast looks at some of the major changes which have been published by the Government in the last few days, and what employers need to take into account as a result. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

Apr 17 2020

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Episode 170 – A View from Mayer Brown

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In this episode Nick looks at the updates to the Furlough Scheme published on 9 April 2020, and what the changes mean for employers and employees. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

Apr 14 2020

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Episode 169 – A View from Mayer Brown

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Nick looks at the most recent Government on the UK furlough scheme. The Guidance Note has been expanded in a number of areas but there are still some areas of significant uncertainty. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

Apr 07 2020

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Episode 168 – A View from Mayer Brown

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Nick looks at the Government’s Emergency Volunteering Leave Scheme and the responsibilities of employers towards those who wish to volunteer under it. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

Apr 01 2020

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Episode 167 – A View from Mayer Brown

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Nick looks at the UK Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (also known as the Furlough Scheme) and how it is to operate as well as some of the potentially tricky issues for employers. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

Mar 30 2020

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Episode 166 – A View from Mayer Brown

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Nick’s review of recent cases looks at a successful application for very significant costs against a claimant whose claims had been dismissed. We also have a case on the perils of leaving confidential material on the office photocopier, and, finally, one where the court had to decide whether the new employer was inducing a breach of post termination restrictive covenants applying to one of their recent recruits. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

Mar 23 2020

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Episode 165 – A View from Mayer Brown

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Nick Robertson and Beth Brown present a special joint edition of the Mayer Brown Employment and Mayer Brown Pensions podcasts. We look at likely key issues across both areas in 2020. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

Mar 03 2020

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Episode 164 – A View from Mayer Brown

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Nick looks at two recent important employment tribunal cases. Both of them consider what amounts to a philosophical belief capable of being protected under the Equality Act 2010. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

Feb 07 2020

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Episode 163 – A View from Mayer Brown

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The three partners in the London Employment Group discuss key cases and changes in the law to look out for in 2020. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

Jan 27 2020

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Episode 162 – A View from Mayer Brown

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This podcast is the second of a two part series looking at the key cases of 2019. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

Jan 16 2020

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Episode 161 – A View from Mayer Brown

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This is the first of two podcasts reviewing the key employment cases in 2019. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

Jan 14 2020

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Very informative and topical.

By J-D0G1 - Mar 18 2013
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In a quick and easily consumed format.