Category Archives: Maternity Leave

Key changes in employment law taking place in April 2013

There are a number of changes in employment law that will take place this month. The collective redundancy consultation period where more than 100 employees are affected will be halved to 45 days from 6 April. The prescribed weekly rate … Continue reading

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Shared Parental Leave Plans announced.

The Children and Families Bill 2012-13 was introduced in the House of Commons on 4 February 2013. The Bill will introduce a new system of shared parental leave. Under this system, an eligible mother will continue to receive 52 weeks’ … Continue reading

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Parents to share maternity leave under the new proposals announced by the Government.

New fathers will be able to share maternity leave and pay with mothers under controversial plans to be announced later this month by David Cameron and Nick Clegg. Under the plans, fathers will be able to take time off work … Continue reading

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New Employment Law Changes

There has been a number of changes to employment law, which came into effect from April 2011. The main ones are the changes to paternity leave, the removal of the default retirement age and changes to tax on termination payments. … Continue reading

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