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pregnancy

New pregnancy and family leave provisions – updated guidance published

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has published updated guidance for employers reflecting theView Article

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Dismissal for ‘seeking’ to take parental leave?

It is automatically unfair to dismiss an employee if the reason or principal reason forView Article

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Parental leave
neonatal

Bills setting out new employment rights receive Royal Assent

Private Members Bills setting out new employment law rights to neonatal care leave and pay,View Article

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A new right to neonatal care leave and pay?

The Government has announced that it is backing a Private Members Bill that will allowView Article

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neonatal
April 2022

April 2022 – are you ready for increases in payments?

A number of statutory payments will increase in April 2022.  We have set out belowView Article

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Changes to flexible working and redundancy protection?

The Government has published its response to the report of the Women and Equalities CommitteeView Article

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gendered impact
shared parental leave

Is it discrimination to pay less for shared parental leave than for adoption leave?

Direct sex discrimination occurs where, because of sex, an employer treats an employee less favourablyView Article

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Changes to employment law in April: what do employers need to know?

Issues relating to Coronavirus are high on the agenda for most employers at the moment,View Article

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April 2020
bereavement

Parental bereavement leave entitlement from April

From 6 April, employees who lose a child under the age of 18, or sufferView Article

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Top five employment law cases of 2019

As another year draws to an end, we pick our top five important employment lawView Article

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top five employment