Shared parental leave is "no more complex" than maternity leave laws – Jo Swinson, minister for employment relations

Jo Swinson: shared parental leave “no more complex” than maternity leave

Shared parental leave, perhaps the most significant piece of employment law to be passed by the coalition Government, is upon...

“Disappointing”: legal experts react to Lock holiday pay decision

Employment lawyers have reacted to the long-awaited judgment published this week in the case of Lock v British Gas Trading....

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Holiday pay: tribunal decides to include commission

The judgment in the important employment tribunal decision Lock v British Gas Trading Ltd, which deals with the inclusion of...

Jeremy Clarkson sacked by BBC

Jeremy Clarkson sacked by BBC

The BBC has confirmed that it will not renew Jeremy Clarkson’s contract. Tony Hall, the BBC director-general, released the following...

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HR roles: do you have a split personality?

Can you really split transactional and transformational HR in two? Housing group Gentoo has done just that. But will others...

Women on Boards: Top 10 most improved FTSE100 boards. Source: BIS

Number of women on boards approaches 25%

The proportion of female board member in FTSE 100 companies now stands at 23.5%, marginally short of this year’s 25%...

UKIP leader Nigel Farage would scrap "much of" the discrimination law in the UK. Photo: Joel Goodman/LNP/REX

Should discrimination laws be scrapped? Nigel Farage’s beliefs vs the legal facts

Last week, Ukip said employers should be allowed to discriminate...

Women under-represented in manufacturing

Women on Boards 2015: focus on manufacturing

Large manufacturing companies are keeping pace with their fellow FTSE100 companies in reaching Lord Davies’ target of 25% female representation...

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Call for evidence launched on collective redundancy consultations in insolvency

The Government has launched a public call for evidence into how collective redundancy consultation with employees works when a business...

The police force discriminated against a single-parent officer when it required her to work during the school holidays.

Tribunal watch: Sex discrimination against flexible working single parent

An employment tribunal has held that Greater Manchester Police committed sex discrimination against a female police officer when it amended...

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