03 October 2022

Burges Salmon’s employment law team are regular guests of XpertHR’s podcast series offering expert insight into topical employment issues and provide practical tips for HR teams. XpertHR is a well-known online HR resource and their podcasts cover a range of employment law guidance and HR best practice. All of the episodes are available to listen to free of charge and are available on the usual podcast platforms such as Apple and Spotify.

Below you can find links to the episodes that our employment law team have appeared on.

Making AI a success – the pivotal role of HR

Kate Redshaw shares her tips for how to get started if your organisation is at the beginning of your AI 'journey'. In particular, Kate focusses on the pivotal role HR professionals can play in unlocking the benefits of AI. 

TUPE transfers involving multiple contractors

Adrian Martin discusses TUPE transfers involving multiple contractors. Topics that are considered include the ever more sophisticated tendering landscape and how ‘new-look’ commercial outsourcing arrangements can affect the application of TUPE. Adrian draws on his hands-on experience to offer practical resolutions to the issues raised for both outgoing and incoming contractors and the end user client.

Recruitment pitfalls

Adrian Martin shares his top tips on some tricky legal issues that can arise in the recruitment process relating to: managers making unauthorised promises to candidates; remote working arrangements; inducing a breach of restrictive covenants; and flexing the length of probationary periods

Tricky redundancy selection issues

Luke Bowery guides listeners through some common tricky issues in redundancy selection exercises, including: devising fair selection criteria; adjusting criteria for disabled employees; conducting competitive interview processes; pooling and scoring where employees have been furloughed; and assessing those on secondment.

Key contact

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Adrian Martin Partner

  • Head of Employment
  • TUPE: Business Transfers and Outsourcing
  • Restructuring and Redundancy

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