Social media policies: when can employers take disciplinary action?

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More than 700 new employers join apprenticeship trailblazers

The third phase of the Government’s apprenticeship trailblazers scheme has been launched, with more than 700 employers designing 76 new...

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TUPE service provision change: tribunal’s reasoning flawed on assigning manager to organised grouping of employees

In DLA Piper’s latest case report, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) found that an employment tribunal’s judgment was flawed when...

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Fathers – and mothers – will be able to take discontinuous shared parental leave from 2015.

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Shared parental leave does not have to be taken in one consecutive block; employees can stop and start their leave....

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Returning public-sector executives to have to repay redundancy sums

Highly paid public-sector executives who receive redundancy payments only to return to work within a year will need to repay...


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Shared parental leave will be available for parents of babies due on or after 5 April 2015

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  • Podcast: Shared parental leave and pay
    In this week's podcast, we discuss the shared parental leave and pay regime, including the extension of the right to request flexible working, and the forthcoming introduction of shared parental leave and pay.
  • Webinar: Preparing for shared parental leave
    In our 4 November webinar on shared parental leave, Ed Bowyer of Hogan Lovells joins XpertHR employment law editor Jeya Thiruchelvam to highlight key issues that organisations need to get to grips with.
  • Coming soon to XpertHR
    This article provides details of a selection of articles and other resources that are due to be published on XpertHR, as well as details of those that have recently been published on the site.