Podcast Location:
Download it here [file size: 53.1 MB]
Categories:
Employment Law
CPD Points:
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Due to the difference in guidelines between the SRA and the Bar Standards Board, CPD points are awarded differently for Solicitors, Barristers and Legal Executives:

Regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
Listen only, gain ½ a CPD point (30 minutes)

Regulated by the Bar Standards Board:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 accredited CPD point (60 minutes)

Regulated by ILEX:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
Listen only, gain ½ a CPD point (30 minutes)

Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
Yes Downloadable as MP3:    Yes
Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This CPDcast aims to ensure that legal practitioners and other professional advisers are familiar with the key employment law aspects of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015, namely the issues surrounding zero-hours contracts.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Be aware of the aims of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 in relation to zero-hours contracts;
  • Understand what is meant by the term ‘zero-hours contract’;
  • Know what the implications of the 2015 Act are for those working under a zero-hours contract;
  • Be aware of the differing legal, economic and social views of zero-hours contracts;
  • Be aware of the limitations that the 2015 Act places on employers that utilise zero-hours contracts;
  • Understand the next legislative steps that are to be taken in respect of employment law following the passing of the 2015 Act.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Market Update / Hot Topic
Panel Discussion
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In this CPDcast, Stephen Levinson (Consultant Solicitor at Keystone Law) and Hannah Reed.(Senior Employment Rights Officer at the Trades Union Congress (TUC)) discuss the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 in this ‘politico-legal’ podcast expertly chaired by Darren Newman (Employment Lawyer at In Company Training Services), concentrating on the issues that arise in respect of zero- hours contracts.

This course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD hour for barristers at the Bar of England and Wales.

This course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD point (0.5 for the podcast and 0.5 for completion of the test) for solicitors and legal professionals.

Podcast Length: 38:38

Date Recorded: 11th May 2015

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