With public sector colleagues facing many challenges ahead over the next year or so, the Local Government Employers has produced the second in its series of handy and timely online video podcast guides, designed to help employers navigate some of the big, upcoming issues.

Knowing that many employers are facing difficult choices in these financially straightened times, there’s guidance how employers can make changes to terms and conditions of employment.

Another key issue fast approaching, is the change to the law concerning retirement, so there’s an overview of managing the transition period to remove the default retirement age form 6 April 2011.

Finally, the podcast provides top tips on how to prepare for the Agency Workers Regulations coming into force on 1 October 2011.

There is a range of supporting information you may find useful too, here’s a link that will take you directly to the Local Government Employers podcast page, or alternatively you can access the video below.