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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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Part 2 of Proposed Employment Law Reforms

Last week, I discussed the proposed Employment Law Reforms due to take place in spring 2013 and summer 2013. I will now discuss the key reforms to take place from autumn 2013 and beyond. Autumn 2013: Reform of TUPE 2006: … Continue reading

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