Category Archives: Paternity Leave

What to expect in Employment Law in the second half of 2014

The Government has announced several proposed changes to employment law. It has also launched a number of consultations on further proposed changes. Changes coming in on 1 October 2014: National Minimum Wage Increases: The annual increase to the National Minimum … Continue reading

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Children and Families Act 2014

The Children and Families Act 2014 received Royal Assent on 13 March 2014. The Act contains a number of employment law changes including a new system of shared parental leave and the extension of the right to request flexible working … Continue reading

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Shared Parental Leave

The Government has published its response to the consultation seeking views on how to administer the shared parental leave scheme, which is due to be introduced by the Children and Families Bill in 2015. Under the proposed new scheme, shared … Continue reading

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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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