Shared parental leave - an employer's guide

Shared parental leave – an employer’s guide

Shared parental leave and pay is available to parents of babies due on or after 5 April 2015. With the new laws coming into force on 1 December, we present in-depth guidance for employers.
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“Degree apprenticeships” available for tech sector

The Government has launched a new “degree apprenticeship” aimed at encouraging more young people to join the technology industry.


Redundancy selection: employer’s approach to disability-related absences

In DLA Piper’s latest case report, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) tackled the thorny issue of applying sickness absence criteria...

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Personnel Today Awards 2014: video highlights

Watch all the winners of the Personnel Today Awards 2014 collecting their trophies on stage at the Grosvenor House Hotel on London's Park Lane. More than 950 guests attended this year's awards...

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Disability discrimination: many employers fail to ask about reasonable adjustments

Some private-sector employers could be at risk of discriminating against disabled job applicants by failing to ask about reasonable adjustments,...


Final Shared Parental Leave Regulations published

Just days before they are due to come into force, the final Shared Parental Leave Regulations have today been published...


Does the future of work lie in workplace communities?

We continue to use the same structures and organise work in the same way as we have for decades, but...

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Tribunal watch: £50,000 awards for insolvent firm’s redundancy consultation failures

A Northern Ireland tribunal has found that staff who were made redundant at Canadian firm Nortel are entitled to payments...

Government retreat on bankers’ bonus cap challenge. REX/Tolga Akmen/LNP

Government retreat on bankers’ bonus cap challenge

Chancellor George Osborne has conceded defeat in the UK’s efforts to overturn the EU cap on bankers’ bonuses, following a...


Government estimates of shared parental leave take-up too low

Almost two-thirds of men and women would be interested in taking up new rights to shared parental leave – a...

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