Maternity, parents and carers

View Employment by content type:

Latest Employment News

Featured Employment content

Practice notes
Smoking in the workplaceProviding a smoke-free workplace (in enclosed or substantially enclosed premises) has been obligatory in England since 1 July...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
Office-holdersIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
Sunday workingFORTHCOMING CHANGE: Certain aspects of the protections afforded under the ERA 1996 to shop and betting workers are to be strengthened by...
Read More >
19th May
Q&As
How do you calculate the time limit for submitting an unfair dismissal claim to the employment tribunal?For information:•on time limits for the...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
Statutory minimum noticeSection 86 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA 1996) provides for a statutory minimum period of notice that must be given...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
Redundancy—fair procedure: individual consultationWhere there is no statutory obligation to consult with any existing employee representatives (see...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
Time off work for antenatal appointmentsAn employer or, where applicable, a temporary work agency or hirer, cannot unreasonably refuse to allow a...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
Types of whistleblowing claimIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
Early judicial assessment of employment tribunal casesCoronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England, Wales and Scotland...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
Continuity of employmentUPDATE: In its ‘Good Work Plan’ published in December 2018, the government has indicated that it will legislate to extend the...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
Calculators on Lexis®PSL EmploymentThis Practice Note explains and summarises the suite of calculators designed specifically to assist employment...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
Disclosure in employment tribunal proceedingsCoronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England, Wales and Scotland during the...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
Definition of dismissal in unfair dismissalTo succeed in a claim of unfair dismissal, the claimant must establish that they were dismissed by the...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
Striking out and unless orders in employment tribunal proceedingsCoronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England, Wales and...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
Effective date of terminationWhere a qualifying period of employment is required to bring an unfair dismissal claim (see Practice Note: Entitlement to...
Read More >
19th May

Most recent Maternity, parents and carers content

Q&As
Where an employee on maternity leave is potentially redundant, what steps does an employer have to take before offering her a new role?If a redundancy...
Read More >
11th Aug
Q&As
Can an employee take unpaid parental leave entitlement more than once from more than one employer?Parents of a child (whether born to the parents or...
Read More >
11th Aug
Q&As
Does an employee taking shared parental leave have the right to carry over accrued annual leave from one leave year to the next?The way in which a...
Read More >
11th Aug
Q&As
Is it possible for an employee to take two weeks’ paid holiday immediately after the birth of her baby, and then begin receiving statutory maternity...
Read More >
11th Aug
Q&As
Where, in order to mitigate the risk to the health and safety of a pregnant employee (or her baby), the employer alters the employee’s working hours,...
Read More >
11th Aug
Q&As
Does an employer have to pay statutory sick pay to a foreign national employed in Great Britain if she supplies a sick note from a doctor in her home...
Read More >
11th Aug
Q&As
If an employee has a high risk pregnancy, can the employer ask her to work extra hours to compensate for the time she takes off to attend antenatal...
Read More >
11th Aug
Q&As
Will a change from enhanced maternity pay to statutory shared parental pay amount to a detriment or discrimination?Where an employer has a policy of...
Read More >
11th Aug
Q&As
Can an employer pay SMP in one lump sum and apply for a proportion of it back from the government?Payment of SMPPayment of statutory maternity pay...
Read More >
11th Aug
Q&As
Where a woman on maternity leave is offered alternative employment on her return to avoid redundancy, can the employer terminate the new job in the...
Read More >
11th Aug
Q&As
Is a co-parent's entitlement to shared parental leave and/or shared parental pay affected if the mother decides not to return to work after her own...
Read More >
11th Aug
Q&As
Does an employer have to allow paid or other leave when an employee suffers a family bereavement?There is no specific statutory right to paid or...
Read More >
11th Aug
Q&As
Can an employer provide enhanced paternity leave and pay?Employees are entitled to paternity leave and statutory paternity pay (SPP) in certain...
Read More >
11th Aug
Q&As
Does an employee on maternity leave accrue holiday in respect of (a) bank holidays that took place during their leave and (b) compulsory holiday days...
Read More >
11th Aug
Q&As
Is a female employee permitted to be on statutory maternity leave while her partner is taking statutory shared parental leave and/or receiving...
Read More >
11th Aug

Popular documents