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Burdon of Proof in discrimination cases

Here is an important Supreme Court ruling on burdon of proof. In summary, the claimant must be able to convince a judge that they had suffered detriment due to a protected characteristic. If a claimant is unable to demonstrate the link between detrimant and the protected characteristic, the claim will not proceed. If they can demonstrate the link, burdon of proof switches to the employer to proove that discrimination had not occurred (decisions were not motivated by the protected…

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Help with resubmission

HI all,  Im either having a moment or something is wrong with my system.  Im trying to resubmit my EML but it does not give me the option to choose a file, I can see my orginial entrys but it says this summary cannot be amended, never had a problme before.  Ive filled out an online form but just want to get it sent!  Can anyone help me to fix this problemThanks Sarah

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1 Reply · Reply by Melissa Tettey Jul 18

Struggling with essay word counts

Is anyone else struggling with word counts?I am finding it impossible to stick to word counts - the essays contain far too much in the breakdown that I end butchering the thing and it ends up making hardly any sense and completely convoluted.  I don't feel as though I am producing any work experience quality and I am just chopping at it just to pass

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3 Replies · Reply by Lewis Brandreth-Poynter yesterday

I need to contact someone from DPG for help

Hi All,I signed up to do my CIPD Aug 2020. So far I have done nothing. I took VR from my former employer and have started a new job which has totally overtaken my life and attention.  I want to be sure to complete befpore my 2 years elapse but want to reach out to a DPG contact to discuss.Is there anyone who can help please? thanksRachel Fox

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5 Replies · Reply by Courtney Ingham-Barrow Jul 14

Learning and Development Structures

Hi everyone - can I pick your brains?I am reviewing the structure of our L&D function to better meet the needs of our business. We are an operational business based at around 60 sites across the UK plus a head office - each site has a small team of operators ranging from a manager, customer facing staff and maintenance/housekeeping.  We need to provide more role-specific TRAINING (remember that word?!) whereas we have in recent times moved to more of a digital-first strategy. This worked during…

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Unconscious Bias Training and Virtual team activities

Good afternoon all,I've been asked to adapt an existing Unconscious Bias training pack that was previously delivered in the classroom into a virtual training session (probably via Teams). The material contains some activities that were very successful in the training room, so I will be looking at ways of adapting these, but can I please ask if anyone has conducted virtual UB training in the past year, and what exercises did you use to reinforce the UB message? How did you do this and what…

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5 Replies · Reply by Helen Jeffery May 5

Would you like to take part in an L&D podcast?

  The Good Practice podcast, a weekly show about work, performance and learning, is looking for someone in the early stages of an L&D career to talk about their experiences. It involves a 30-40 min relaxed chat with one of the hosts based on a few guiding questions. You can listen to The Good Practice podcast by following this link: https://podcast.goodpractice.com/ or searching for it wherever you get your podcasts.   If you're interested, please get in touch with gtowersey@emerald.com.

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4 Replies · Reply by Helen Jeffery Feb 8

CPD milestone

When we combine everyone's use of CareerBursts, a total of over a quarter of a million words have now been logged into the CPD log area! If you would like some help getting started (if you want inspiration hopefully, my curation blog will help) let…

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Lessons from Lockdown

If you are looking for insights into the impact of Lockdown on leadership, take a look at this recording. Here is some information about the event taken from the original event details: Reflecting on the lessons learned in the six-months since the UK first went into lockdown, this three-hour mini conference delves into what the future might hold for learning, engagement and talent. - as well as offering an inspirational look at the stories of leaders across the UK who've risen to the challenges…

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Keeping positive!

To all the lovely L&D and HR leaders - here is a personal resource of how I combat all that negativity and anxiety around the Covid19 - by focussing on some 'Good News' (literally)I wanted to share with all of you, as it has really made a change in my day-to-day and I hope, it will cheer you up a bit too -especially if you need to self-isolate, socially distance or work remotely > https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/How do you uplift your spirit?Stay well, stay positive!Iris 

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Lewis Brandreth-Poynter replied to Susannah Whitman's discussion Struggling with essay word counts
"I'm sure there are but I genuinely don't know how they would do it. I'm just finishing up CHR and the 2600 word assignment at the end, I'm already over 4000 words. I'm sure I can get it down a bit but dropping c1400 words is going to be a challenge…"
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Here is an important Supreme Court ruling on burdon of proof. In summary, the claimant must be able to convince a judge that they had suffered detriment due to a protected characteristic. If a claimant is unable to demonstrate the link between…
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Lewis Brandreth-Poynter replied to Susannah Whitman's discussion Struggling with essay word counts
"Yes, I am completely in the same boat. The frustrating thing is that resubmissions do not need to follow the wordcount therefore I could in theory write the essay, fail, and then resubmit my original essay before I cut words and pass. 
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