Employment Law Videos
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Employment Law Video Library

Welcome to Vista’s Employment Law video library. Here’s our suite of videos which include; employment law advice for employers, Q&A’s and generally our view on the world…we hope you find them useful!

Employment Tribunal Awards & How to Reduce Them

Tim Cross talks the ways in which employer can reduce employment tribunal awards.

Four Practical Steps for Employers when Checking EU Settlement Applications

We’ve put together four pragmatic steps to ensure that as employers, you comply with your right to work obligations, whilst ensuring you are not discriminating against EU Nationals:

How to Harmonise your HR Policies

Many of you have told us that harmonising hr policies is on your list for the coming year, so we thought you might be interested in what we think are the key points to consider when undertaking this. For more information - visit the blog article here.

A Guideline on Employee Record Retention

Article 5 of the GDPR states that personal data shall be kept no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which it is being processed. Understandably many HR teams want to know what this means in practice. However, with the exception of a few statutory requirements, there is no defined retention period for most HR records. We’ve looked at where there are statutory requirements and considered time limits for potential UK tribunal or civil claims and put together some suggested employee record retention periods.

What if my Tribunal Witness has Left the Business?

You are in the run up to an employment tribunal hearing and your witness has left the business. Whether that be under a cloud or hopefully on good terms, here’s what to do.

Suspending an Employee

So, you’re thinking about suspending an employee. Before you send them off on a paid holiday, it’s important to ensure suspension is the right way to go. Suzanne Pipe, Employment Lawyer at Vista talks us through the key considerations in this video.

TUPE Transfers: Will TUPE apply when I win a new contract?

Try not to be fooled by your colleagues (even if its all of them!) saying that TUPE doesn’t apply for this new contract. We’ve seen plenty of situations where everyone in the bidding organisation believes TUPE doesn’t apply, and it does. It’s important to consider the tests yourself or check with your legal advisor when the topic arises. Tim walks us through...

TUPE Transfers: What are the key considerations for the Transferee?

If you find yourself in the role of transferee in a TUPE situation, it’s time to think commercially about the new relationship(s) you are inheriting. Tim, Director of Employment and Legal Affairs at Vista discusses the key considerations for a transferee.

TUPE Transfers: What are the key considerations for the Transferor?

As a transferor in a TUPE situation, it might be unclear what your obligations are. Tim answers a couple of key questions on this topic.

The Top 3 Questions we Always get Asked About: Employment Tribunals

Abi, our Director of Litigation answers your top questions about the employment tribunal.

How to Win an Employment Tribunal

Let’s face it, no employer wants to lose an employment tribunal. Abi Alemoru, Director of Litigation at Vista spends 2 minutes taking employers through the key ways to get a positive outcome in the employment tribunal.

Redundancy Advice for Employers: The Top Five Questions We Always Get Asked

Vista’s employment lawyers provide redundancy advice to our clients regularly, so, we spent an afternoon on the sofa with Tim Cross, Vista’s Director of Employment and Legal Affairs, and asked him the top five redundancy questions which always come our way. He answers them here. If you'd prefer to read - visit the blog here.

Section 188: When Does the Obligation to Collectively Consult Apply?

Tim Cross, Vista’s Director of Employment and Legal Affairs talks us through when Section 188 applies.

How to Prepare for an Employment Tribunal

Employment tribunal claims have risen by 90% since the abolition of employment tribunal fees in July 2017. The rise has led to a new ‘frequently asked question’ here at Vista; how to prepare for an employment tribunal from a witness’s perspective? We got together with Darren Maw, MD of Vista (called to the bar in 2000) and Abayomi Alemoru who has over twenty-five years’ experience of Employment Tribunal advocacy, and asked them how a witness prepares for a tribunal. Here’s their guide.

Do you have to Enhance Shared Parental Pay?

The case of Hextall vs Chief Constable of Leicestershire Police has raised serious questions around enhanced maternity pay, and shared parental pay. In this video Darren asks Karnis all there is to know about the ruling.

Managing Football Fans During the World Cup

On the horizon of World Cup season, rather than focussing on the football we look at how HR professionals can manage their football fans during the tournament.

GDPR for HR: 3 Things Employers Need to Know

Karnis and Tim discuss three GDPR tasks that need to be top of HR’s agenda before 25th May 2018.

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