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Pregnancy and maternity discrimination - how can you avoid it?

Pregnancy and maternity discrimination - how can you avoid it?

There has been a lot of activity in the news over the past few days surrounding pregnancy and maternity discrimination in the workplace. The topic has become a forefront issue following a report carried out by the Women and Equalities Committee. In their report, the Women and Equalities...

What are the implications of Brexit on Employment Law?

What are the implications of Brexit on Employment Law?

At long last the campaign is over and we know that Britain has voted to leave the European Union. Whichever way you voted, the question on everyone’s lips is – What happens now?

Extension of shared parental leave to grandparents

Extension of shared parental leave to grandparents

Chancellor George Osborne has announced Government plans at the Conservative Party Conference to extend the right of shared parental leave (SPL) to working grandparents.

The General Election – what do the parties’ manifestos say about employment rights?

The General Election – what do the parties’ manifestos say about employment rights?

With the General Election only a matter of weeks away, the main political parties’ have all released their manifestos.

Focus on…shared parental leave

Focus on…shared parental leave

The new Shared Parental Leave (SPL) regulations provide an opportunity for parents to take advantage of additional flexibility in the way they choose to care for their new child (whether birth or adoption).

The Shared Parental Leave Process – Made Simple

The Shared Parental Leave Process – Made Simple

The new right to shared parental leave (“SPL”) affects any children born, or placed for adoption, after 5 April 2015. The rights allows a mother to “curtail” her maternity (or adoption) leave and share the remaining leave with her partner.

2014 Employment Law Review and Legal Updates

2014 Employment Law Review and Legal Updates

The ever changing legal landscape in the field of employment and human resources has had another bumper year in 2014.

New Guidance on Time Off to Accompany Pregnant Women to Antenatal Appointments

New Guidance on Time Off to Accompany Pregnant Women to Antenatal Appointments

From 1 October 2014, an expectant father or partner will be entitled to take unpaid time off from work to attend antenatal appointments.

Shared Parental Leave – Are You Ready?

Shared Parental Leave – Are You Ready?

The coalition government’s much anticipated shared parental leave rights are set to be introduced for babies expected from, or children placed for adoption from, 5 April 2015.