Predictably, the most popular questions in November related to the Shared Parental Leave Regulations 2014, which came into force on 1 December 2014. The first parents will begin to take shared parental leave next year, for babies due on or after 5 April 2015.
XpertHR has more than 30 FAQs on shared parental leave and pay to help employers prepare for the new regime, and more are being added to the site all the time. The top 10 most popular FAQs on XpertHR in November features some of the newly published FAQs, including questions on eligibility for statutory shared parental pay and entitlement in an adoption situation.
The decision in Bear Scotland Ltd v Fulton, on overtime and the calculation of holiday pay, has also been raising questions among employers, while how to calculate a week’s pay in relation to holiday pay entitlement was another popular FAQs last month.