The Parental Bereavement (Pay and Leave) Act, which received Royal Assent earlier this year, is expected to come into force in 2020. The Act introduces a new statutory right..
A Bill has been published that will entitle parents who suffer the death of a child to take paid bereavement leave. Currently, employees only have a right to take..
Despite UK legislation having a number of family friendly rights, a recent TUC survey of 1,050 young working parents in low paid positions, found many dubious of how useful these..
ACAS has published guidance providing important information for both employees and employers in relation to premature births or full-term births where a child is ill. ..
In the recent case of United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v Farren, the EAT held that it is the employer’s view of the dishonesty of an employee seeking re-engagement..
In Campus Living Villages UK v Commissioners for HMRC & Sexton, Ms Sexton was employed by Campus Living as Head of Finance. She was made redundant whilst pregnant and consequently..
At the Conservative Party conference this week the Chancellor announced that the Government will extend shared parental leave and pay to working grandparents, to increase flexibility and choice in parental..
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has launched the #worksforme campaign, which aims to support employees and employers with pregnancy and maternity issues in the workplace...
Much has been written about Shared Parental Leave (SPL) in recent months, but now it is here! SPL can be taken by an employee who has a baby due on..