To what extent are 'protected conversations' really protected?

In People Hour #15, Jo Tindall discusses ‘protected conversations’.

The concept of a ‘protected conversation’ was introduced by the Government a few years ago to enable employers to carry out negotiations with employees with a view to terminating their employment, without the fear of those discussions coming before a court or tribunal.
However, the limitations on ‘protected conversations’, for example the fact that they do not cover discrimination claims, mean that employers may not always be as protected as they think.

This session is aimed at HR practitioners and senior managers

To what extent are ‘Protected Conversations’ really protected? from gunnercooke llp on Vimeo.


Next to read

When it comes to resolving disputes, are we giving business users what they want?

What are the real drivers for business users? If the results of last month’s international dispute resolution convention* are anything to go on, by far the biggest reasons are risk reduction and cost reduction.…

Continue reading

Sign up to the Reading Room

Recent awards