Shared Parental Leave Victory

In a recent Employment Law Tribunal Case, David Snell was awarded over £28,000 as compensation in a sex discrimination claim. David Snell and his wife are both employed by Network Rail and when their first child was born they wanted to take advantage of Shared Parental Leave, which allows them to split the requisite parental […]

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Out with the old and in with the new

Do you take the time to review your employment policies? Here’s why you should: Death in Service policy—with employees working beyond the traditional retirement age does your insurance policy cover all your workers?   Many insurance policies have an upper age limit and your employment documents should reflect that information.  As a business you may want […]

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Grandparents to share parental leave

Chancellor George Osborne announced at the Conservative Conference in Manchester today (5th October) that Grandparents could be included in the Shared Parental Leave alongside parents. The extension to the current system, which allows for a total of 52 weeks off, would cover working grandparents as well as the child’s mother and father.  Families will also […]

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