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Shared Parental Leave – Are you ready?

16th April 2015

Shared Parental Leave (SPL) is now available for eligible parents of babies due on or after 5 April 2015. It allows both parents to share childcare during the first year after birth. SPL does not replace maternity/paternity leave, it is just another option for parents. A mother still has to take two weeks’ compulsory maternity […]

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When Obesity Becomes a “Disability”

3rd March 2015

A recent European Court decision has paved the way for obese workers in the UK to be protected by the Equality Act. Whilst obesity itself is not a protected characteristic, if an employee is able to establish that the effects of obesity qualifies as a “disability” they will be protected from unlawful discrimination and an […]

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Increase in Statutory Redundancy Pay and the Limit of Tribunal Awards

3rd March 2015

The Government has recently announced the annual increases to a week’s pay for redundancy purposes and the maximum unfair dismissal compensation which an Employment Tribunal can award. These changes will take effect from 6 April 2015.  If you are seeking to make redundancies which take effect on or after 6 April 2015, a week’s pay […]

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Holiday Pay Should Include Overtime

3rd March 2015

Following the recent Employment Appeal Tribunal (“Tribunal”) decision confirming that certain overtime and allowance payments should be included when calculating an employee’s normal weekly pay for holiday pay purposes, there have been a number of recent developments. As you will recall, the Tribunal’s decision meant that employers should pay their employees holiday pay which reflects […]

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