Inside IR: The Australian Industrial Relations Podcast – EP1: Jobs & Skills Summit, Part 1 – Multi-employer bargaining and termination of enterprise agreements

By Rohan Doyle and Natalie Gaspar In our very first episode of Inside IR, partners Rohan Doyle and Natalie Gaspar begin their deep dive into the Federal Government’s recent Jobs & Skills Summit. We look at some of the key areas of focus coming out of the Summit, namely the proposal to limit the ability … Read more

The Third Wheel Podcast Series: ESG in Australia Episode 21 – The role of challenge, discomfort and humility in positive workplace cultures with Professor Brock Bastian

By Nerida Jessup and Drew Pearson  In this episode, our Employment, Industrial Relations and Safety team take the wheel, with Nerida Jessup and Drew Pearson hosting special guest, Professor Brock Bastian, School of Psychological Sciences, University of Melbourne. They build upon an earlier episode and the concept that good work is good for people, by delving into some of the … Read more

The Third Wheel Podcast Series: ESG in Australia Episode 20 – Board accountability and reporting on workplace misconduct

By Nerida Jessup, Anna Creegan and Lucy Boyd In this episode, our Employment, Industrial Relations and Safety team take the wheel again, with Nerida Jessup hosting special guests Anna Creegan and Lucy Boyd. Nerida, Anna and Lucy have a conversation around how organisations are responding to the increased community and shareholder expectations on transparency around sexual harassment and other workplace … Read more

Regulation in Focus EP8: Whistleblowing update

The latest edition of our Regulation in Focus podcast series features Jenny Andrews, an Of Counsel in our Employment team and Charles McGrath, a Senior Associate in our contentious FSR practice in London. Jenny and Charles remind listeners about the statutory and regulatory whistleblowing framework in the UK before summarising some interesting recent case law … Read more

Future Of Consumer APAC: Employee engagement trends in the consumer sector

Fatim Jumabhoy and Shivchand Jhinku focus their predictions on four key areas, particularly as consumer companies grapple with their post-covid positions, including managing employee wellbeing, return to work issues, increasing bullying and harassment claims and the rise in employee activism. They note some surprising trends and research outcomes, including the interdependency between each of the … Read more

The Third Wheel podcast series: ESG in Australia Episode 14 – Fix the workplace, not the worker with David Burroughs, Westpac

By Olga Klimczak and Nerida Jessup Episode 14 – Fix the workplace, not the worker with David Burroughs, Westpac In this episode, our Employment, Industrial Relations and Safety team take the wheel, with Olga Klimczak and Nerida Jessup hosting special guest, David Burroughs, Chief Mental Health Officer at Westpac. It’s an important, and lively, discussion on how organisations are shaping work … Read more

Real Estate EP9: TUPE 101 for the Real Estate Sector

In our latest podcast we are joined by Tim Leaver, Partner and Dave Palmer, Senior Associate in our Employment team, who are discussing TUPE and why Real Estate sector clients need to consider this in their transactions. The conversation includes: What is TUPE; under what circumstances does it apply and what are the pitfalls in … Read more

Employment Espresso Pods: Endometriosis Awareness Month

In this podcast Employment Partner, Tim Leaver and Associate, Sian Greenley discuss the impact of endometriosis on the workforce to mark endometriosis awareness month. Endometriosis is a chronic condition that affects around 1 in 10 individuals assigned female at birth. This podcast raises awareness of the potential impact this condition can have on the workforce … Read more

Diversity and Inclusion Ep 1: Ethnicity Pay Gap Reporting – A Race for Data

In the first of our new Diversity and Inclusion Podcast Series, Christine Young, David Palmer and Trainee Solicitor Abbi Foster discuss the current state of play with UK Ethnicity Pay Reporting, and what employers should be doing to prepare for mandatory reporting, should it become law.   To receive future podcasts in this series direct … Read more