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28 May 2019
The Court of Appeal has ruled that employers can enhance maternity pay, while only offering statutory shared parental pay for fathers.
9 May 2019
The Court of Appeal has heard two cases that consider whether it is discriminatory for employers to enhance maternity pay but not shared parental pay
16 Apr 2019
With reports citing that only 1% of those eligible took a period of shared parental leave in 2018 it is...
5 Apr 2019
Recent research claimed that top employers’ parental policies are “invisible”, and a number have now publicly committed to publishing their...
3 Apr 2019
Drinks giant Diageo has announced a new policy to offer men and women 52 weeks’ parental leave with the first...
11 Jan 2019
Which employment law decisions will shape 2019? We outline six of the most significant cases in the pipeline – from...
11 Jan 2019
As always, HR professionals had their fair share of employment law cases to keep track of in 2018, but what...
10 Jan 2019
The area of family rights will continue to be a hot topic in 2019, both in terms of new cases...
18 Dec 2018
The government said in October that it plans to consult on the former employment relations minister Jo Swinson’s bill to...
27 Sep 2018
Ten major employers have agreed to publish their parental leave and pay policies online.
Parental leave and pay
9 Aug 2018
UCL research suggests that shared parental leave is failing, with financial implications and strict eligibility creating barriers...
6 Jun 2018
Recent tribunal decisions have provided some guidance on the legalities of offering enhanced maternity but not enhanced shared parental pay....
1 May 2018
It is not direct sex discrimination to offer men on shared parental leave statutory pay while at the same time...
20 Mar 2018
Policies designed to help fathers in the workplace need reforming if Government is to meet the needs of 21st century...