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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
The Queen's Speech

Employment Law and the Queen’s speech, December 2019

On 19 December 2019, the Queen’s Speech was delivered at the opening of Parliament.  ItView Article

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Extended redundancy protection for women and new parents

Before making a woman on maternity leave redundant, an employer must offer her a suitableView Article

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redundancy protection
shared parental pay

Clarity on whether it is discriminatory to fail to enhance shared parental pay

The Court of Appeal has now given guidance on whether it is discriminatory for employersView Article

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Should redundancy protection be extended for new parents?

Under current regulations, before making a woman on maternity leave redundant, an employer has anView Article

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redundancy