General Election 2015 - The Implications
Meredith Hurst Monday, May 18, 2015
After a surprise Conservative victory in the recent General Election, we outline the likely policy changes on the horizon and what this means for employment law.
Out with the old...
Meredith Hurst Friday, January 17, 2014
2013 saw a raft of diverse changes to employment law. Here we sumarise a few of those changes and take a look ahead at what 2014 has in store.
Paternity leave overhall
Meredith Hurst Thursday, January 20, 2011
Speaking at the Demos think tank on Monday the deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg outlined the government's plans for more flexible working arrangements for parents. Clegg who described the current paternity leave provisions as "Edwardian" went on to say that they place too great a burden on mothers. Fathers have the benefit of only two weeks' paternity leave at the moment but this is set to change. In particular fathers will be allowed to share leave with their...
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