South East Employers

The HR Edit
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The first episode of the brand new podcast from South East Employers  dropped on 11 May 2023. There are now two series available to listen now, series three will drop early 2024.

This podcast is not just for HR though it will be a useful refresher, we have created it for managers too, to help them navigate through some of the complexities of people management and reduce some of the potential pitfalls.

The podcast is free to listen to, you can find The HR Edit on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts. 

01 | 20 October

The big issues facing local government right now

To kick of season 2 we are joined by South East Employers new Chief Executive – Dr Ruth Adams, who will be talking with us about the issues facing local government right now as well as the experience she is bringing to her new role. Welcome Ruth!

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02 | 27 October

Parental leave

In today’s episode Michelle, Sarah and Helen will be discussing parental leave, what this means for employers and the conditions and benefits to employees.

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03 | 02 November

Demystifying Occupational Health

Today the team will be talking about the role of Occupational Health in an organisation, some of the misconceptions surrounding the service and how they can help both employers and employees

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04 | 10 November

Capability 101

Today Michelle, Sarah and Helen will be discussing capability – the purpose of it, the process and procedures and the results of a capability action.

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05 | 16 November

Suspension – not as scary as it seems…

Chelsea, Michelle, Sarah and Helen are discussing suspensions – a scary sounding topic that might not be as bad as it sounds. Join the SEE team as they discuss what suspension is, when it should be used and the main risks.

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06 | 24 November

Reasonable adjustment

Today Michelle is sharing her insights into reasonable adjustment, what it means in practice and what is considered a reasonable adjustment.

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06 | 01 December

Things to consider about the Market Supplements

This week Chelsea tells us all about market supplements – what they are, when you should use them and the risks associated with them.

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06 | 08 December

AI – It’s everywhere

This week on the podcast, Sarah and Michelle delve into the fascinating world of artificial intelligence (AI). They explore its current uses and discuss the immense potential it holds for future applications. From enhancing efficiency to revolutionizing the way we work, AI is driving innovation across various sectors.

This is the final episode of Season 2 – thank you so much for tuning in. Season 3 will be out in the new year so subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.

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Series 2

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Series one

11May 2023

Episode one

Disciplinary 101

This week Helen and Sarah are joined by our favourite HR expert, Michelle for a brief but insightful look into the disciplinary process within public sector organisations.

Note: When we talk about the Association of Police Chief Officers, we are referring to the National Police Chiefs Council.

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18May 2023

Episode two

Top of the query charts – Continuous Service and the Modification Order

This week Helen, Sarah and Michelle dig into the number one queried topics at SEE, the never-not-confusing issue of Continuous Service and Modification Order rules that relate to many people working in public sector organisations.

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25May 2023

Episode three

TUPE in a nutshell

Dive into the complicated world of TUPE this week with Michelle, Sarah and Helen.

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01June 2023

Episode four

Sickness absence 101

This week Michelle talks us through the complicated topic of sickness absence with guidance on where to start with managing and supporting your employees.

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08June 2023

Episode five

Calculating sick pay – what you need to know

Following on from last weeks episode Michelle is taking us through the complicated calculations for working out employee sick pay – get your pens and paper ready or, if you are a member of SEE click here for the accompanying spreadsheet.

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16June 2023

Episode six

Calculating part time leave – what you need to know

This week Michelle will be giving us a whistle stop tour of how to calculate part-time leave, along with an overview of the rules and regulations. If your organisation is a member of SEE click here for the accompanying spreadsheet.

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22June 2023

Episode seven

Local Government pay negotiations in the South East

Our HR expert Michelle, walks us through the local government pay negotiations – National and Local approaches, and explains the possible risks of paying early.

Links to the cases Michelle mentions on the podcast can be found here (SEE members only).

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30June 2023

Episode eight

The Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform Bill) – what could this mean for you?

This week meet Chelsea, SEE’s new HR Business Partner.

Today the team are taking a look at the Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform Bill) – the background, specific proposals for new legislation and things to look out for – as well as getting to know Chelsea.

Government consultation: gov.uk/government/consultations/retained-eu-employment-law-reforms

The LGA Bulletin mentioned in this episode can be found: local.gov.uk/our-support/workforce-and-hr-support/employment-relations/advisory-bulletins-employment-law-39 (LGA login needed).

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06July 2023

Episode nine

Welcome to the SE Jobs website

Sarah is our expert today, talking us through the design and functionality of the SEJobs website. Head over to www.sejobs.co.uk to list your vacancies or to find your next job opportunity.

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13July 2023

Episode ten

Conducting a robust investigation

For the final episode of the series, we are joined by David, SEE’s Employment Director, who is talking us through best practice for conducting a robust, thorough, and fair investigation.

 The HR Edit will be returning later in the year with series 2. Be sure to subscribe wherever you get your podcasts and keep an eye on this page for updates.

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