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Shared parental leave and pay – treating fathers equally

Meredith Hurst Tuesday, January 30, 2018

2018 looks like it will be an interesting year for employment law. We look at Ali v Capita Customer Management Ltd looking at questions of direct discrimination in relation to shared parental leave and pay, and due to be appealed in 2018.

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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.

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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.

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Paternity leave overhaul

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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