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Take a listen to our podcast where the CWJ team discuss an issue faced by UK organisations.

New Episode (16) - Employment Law Changes April 2024

In this episode, the head of our Employment team, Laura Claridge looks at the recent changes to employment law.


New Episode (15) - Managing Disciplinaries

In this episode, a Solicitor in our Employment team, Faye Shortall and our HR Director Chris Moore look at the topic of managing disciplinaries.


Episode (14) - Drinking Culture

In this episode, Solicitor in our Employment team, Faye Shortall and HR Director Chris Moore look at the topic of alcohol in the work place. 




Episode (13) - Managing stress in the workplace

In this month's episode, Chris Moore, our HR Director and Laura Claridge, partner and head of our employment team talk about the impact of managing stress at work.


Episode (12) - Top tips for managing grievances 

In this month's episode, Chris Moore, our HR Director and Sepie Nourouzi, a solicitor in our employment team give some top tips for managing grievances.


Episode (11) - Work Christmas parties 

In this month’s podcast, Laura Claridge from our employment team and HR Director Chris Moore discuss some of the do's and don’ts of office Christmas parties.


Episode (10) - Fire and rehire

This month, CWJ's HR Director, Chris Moore and Employment Solicitor Sepie Nourouzi look at the controversial topic of fire and rehire. 


Episode (9) - Settlement agreements: What employers need to know

Our Employment Team often advise employers and employees about their Employment Settlement Agreements and exit negotiations.

In this month’s Employment podcast, HR director Chris Moore and Laura Claridge from our employment team discuss Settlements Agreements, what they are, what they do and some of the things to think about if you are thinking about entering into one.


Episode (8) - Flexible working

In this episode, Senior Employment Lawyer Laura Claridge and HR Director Chris Moore look at how to properly deal with flexible working requests.


Episode (7) - Living with Covid - what it means for employers

In our latest podcast, CWJ’s HR Director, Chris Moore and Judith Curran, Partner and Head of the Employment team look at the updated living with Covid guidance issued by the Government last month and examine how this will affect employers and the business community.


Episode (6) - Handling redundancy

In this month’s podcast, CWJ’s HR Director, Chris Moore and senior employment lawyer, Laura Claridge explain what employers must consider when handling redundancy to ensure the correct procedures are adhered to.


Episode (5) - Menopause in the workplace

This month, CWJ’s HR Director, Chris Moore and senior employment lawyer, Laura Claridge discuss what employers and managers can do to effectively manage and best support women going through the perimenopause and menopause at work.


Episode (4) - Social media in the workplace

Social media plays a huge role in many people’s lives today. In the latest CWJ podcast, Chris Moore and Judith Curran look at the impact of social media in the workplace, answering some common questions and explaining why a social media policy can help both employees and employers.


Episode (3) - Managing poor performance or capability

This month, Judith Curran and Chris Moore cover the problematic issue of managing poor performance or capability. Whilst some minor performance issues can be successfully managed informally, persistent or more severe performance problems will require following a formal disciplinary process. Failure to get the process right can, in some instances, lead to a case being heard at an Employment Tribunal. Judith and Chris look at what organisations need to do to avoid getting it wrong and address some specific challenges.


Episode (2) - Managing mental health in the workplace

April is #Stress Awareness Month and our second podcast is on managing mental health matters in the workplace. 

Responsible employers recognise the need to create an environment where mental health issues can be openly discussed and where employees experiencing mental health issues can receive adequate support to help them cope. 

Judith Curran, Partner and Head of Employment at CWJ and Chris Moore, HR Director at CWJ talk through this particularly complex subject, including what steps should an employer take when managing mental health issues and whether mental health affords employees certain rights?

Episode (1) - Transitioning employees back to the workplace

In the four-step roadmap released last month, the UK Government confirmed the guidance to work from home will remain up until 21st June 2021 at the earliest. Despite the successful vaccine roll out, returning to the office isn't without its challenges. In the first of CWJ's bite-sized podcasts, Chris Moore, HR Director at CWJ speaks to Judith Curran, Partner and Head of Employment at CWJ on the various issues that employers are considering over the coming months on bringing their employees back to the workplace.