Paternity

Maternity and Paternity Pay 2014

How much do you pay during maternity and paternity leave?

XpertHR is carrying out a survey of occupational maternity and paternity pay rates offered by UK employers and we would…

April 2014 legal changes for employers

April 2014 employment law changes – a six-point checklist

24 Mar 2014

Every spring, along with warmer weather and lighter evenings, comes the latest instalment of legislative change for employers and 2014…

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The Children and Families Act has received Royal Assent.

Children and Families Bill receives Royal Assent

14 Mar 2014

Legislation that will bring into force various changes to maternity, paternity and adoption rights has completed its route through Parliament….

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Draft regulations for shared parental leave have been published

Shared parental leave plans could create red tape

12 Mar 2014

Coalition intentions to “cut red tape” for employers may be at risk, after draft Regulations for shared parental leave were…

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2014

Employment law changes 2014: 10 things employers need to know

18 Dec 2013

Employers should start preparing for employment law changes coming into force in 2014, as the year kicks off with amendments to TUPE Regulations in January…

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Father and son

Will shared parental leave see men taking more time off?

3 Dec 2013

As the Government confirms its plans to introduce shared parental leave, Elizabeth Clery, research director in the Society and Social…

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Father will be able to benefit from shared parental leave from April 2015

Details of shared parental leave released by government

29 Nov 2013

Shared parental leave will be introduced in April 2015 after the Government confirmed its intentions for mothers to be able to effectively share their maternity leave.

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April 2013 employment law changes: four things employers need to know

27 Mar 2013

This April sees a number of employment law changes come into effect that will have an impact on all employers….

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Majority of men would consider taking paternity leave

7 Mar 2013

Almost three-fifths (58%) of men in the UK would consider taking paternity leave, according to research released this week. The…

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Parental leave to increase from 13 to 18 weeks on Friday

4 Mar 2013

Parents will be entitled to 18 weeks’ unpaid parental leave per child from 8 March 2013, an increase from the…

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Businesses and parents consulted on shared parental leave

25 Feb 2013

Employers and working families have been asked for their input on the detail of how the new system for shared…

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Government Bill includes reforms to shared parental leave and flexible working system

5 Feb 2013

The Government has today published the Children and Families Bill, which includes reforms to the way in which parents can…

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2013 employment law changes: 10 things employers need to know

2 Jan 2013

Every year brings with it some important new legislation for employers to negotiate. Whether related to employment tribunals, employee-shareholder contracts,…

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Government offers increased paid leave for adoptive parents

24 Dec 2012

Changes to the adoption system will involve allowing prospective adoptive parents the right to take time off work to meet…

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Will William lead the way for working fathers?

6 Dec 2012

As the nation celebrates news of another royal baby in the making, all eyes will be on the Duke and…

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