- Home ▼
- Topics ▼
- Legal ▼
- AWARDS ▼
- Jobs ▼
- Webinars ▼
- XpertHR ▼
- Advertise ▼
- Oh & wellbeing ▼
Pregnant employees are entitled to take 52 weeks’ maternity leave. Parents with babies due on or after 5 April 2015 are entitled to take shared parental leave. Shared parental leave enables mothers to commit to ending their maternity leave and pay at a future date, and to share the untaken balance of leave and pay as shared parental leave and pay with their partner.
5 Oct 2020
As we prepare to celebrate the Personnel Today Awards in November, it’s time to showcase those organisations that made the...
9 Sep 2020
Calls to extend parental leave and pay for families because of the Covid-19 pandemic have been rejected by the government,...
12 Aug 2020
The Labour party has called for the government to take urgent action to ensure that those who have been pregnant...
10 Jul 2020
Maria Miller's proposals aim to bolster rights of women on maternity leave, who are often considered an easy target for redundancy.
6 Jul 2020
Employers warned they could lose out on the best talent if they do not include transparency over family friendly working arrangements.
15 Jun 2020
IT finance analyst is awarded £4,000 in a case involving attitudes to sickness, workloads, mental health and pregnancy.
10 Jun 2020
Parents who are on statutory maternity and paternity leave due to return to work in the next few months will...
14 May 2020
Can our office reopen yet? Do we have to provide staff with PPE? Many concerns about the return to work...
5 May 2020
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme rules are complicated enough, without the added layer of complexity surrounding maternity leave and new...
27 Apr 2020
Furloughed workers taking parental or adoption leave will receive parental or adoption pay based on their usual earnings, not the...
22 Apr 2020
Five years after its introduction, the number of fathers claiming shared parental leave has increased by over two thirds since...
6 Apr 2020
Each April, HR professionals must ensure that their organisation complies with the latest round of amended employment laws and deadlines....
11 Mar 2020
A quarter of mothers do not return to the same employer after maternity leave because they feel the organisation’s practices...
9 Mar 2020
Men are more likely than women to believe it possible to rise to the top of their careers while still...