The Brightmine Podcast (UK)

The Brightmine Podcast (UK)


Latest Episodes

Global hiring: AI, EORs and worker misclassification risks
June 12, 2024

Miranda Zolot, general counsel at Oyster, talks about the benefits and challenges of distributed working and global hiring. Join her as she discusses subjects including: EORs and PEOs; compl

Rethinking recruitment and reskilling
May 23, 2024

According to research, almost half of the skills used by the workforce today will no longer be relevant in a couple of years. Given this context of a fast-evolving workplace with shifting needs, it's

Redundancy protection – what’s changed?
May 07, 2024

A raft of employment law changes have come into effect over the past few months. In this edition of the podcast, Zeba Sayed and Stephen Simpson discuss some developments that have perhaps received les

Navigating conflicts of belief in the workplace
April 15, 2024

International and domestic politics, issues of gender and sexuality: people disagree about lots of things. Understandably, many organisations worry about the impact of controversial beliefs being expr

Employment tribunals - tips and traps
April 02, 2024

Running an employment tribunal claim can be complicated and requires careful management. We are joined by part-time employment tribunal judge Tina Elliott, who offers practical tips on how to prepare

Immigration changes in 2024 - how HR can prepare
March 12, 2024

We are joined by Louise Haycock, immigration solicitor and partner at law firm Fragomen, to discuss the latest immigration changes affecting employers and the workforce, and how HR can prepare for the

COVID and other infectious diseases - what is the correct workplace etiquette now?
March 01, 2024

The rules around COVID-19 were very clearly drawn in 2020. But what is the state of play now, not just in relation to COVID but to illness in the workplace generally? What should organisations do abou

"Love contracts" and other romance-related HR dilemmas
February 13, 2024

According to a YouGov survey, 15% of people meet their partners at work. Given how widespread the phenomenon is, to what extent does HR need to take an interest in office romances? Stephen Simpson, pr

How to prepare for Generation Alpha joining the workforce
January 31, 2024

Rebekah Martin, senior vice president of reward, inclusion and talent acquisition at AstraZeneca, joins us to talk about the changing motivations and requirements of the workforce - connection to purp

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