Category Archives: Employment Law

Why are Fathers not taking up Shared Parental Leave

Why are Fathers not taking up Shared Parental Leave What is Shared Parental Leave? Shared Parental Leave (SPL) was set up in 2015 to allow parents more flexibility when juggling work and childcare. This employment law change was designed to bring more equality between male and female working parents. Currently women’s careers are affected more greatly…

Jury Service Implications for Employers & Employees

Many companies won’t have thought about the financial implications to their business if one of their employees is called for jury service. Equally, employees may not realise the financial implications it will have on them. According to the UK Government’s website advice on jury service, it usually lasts up to 10 days but it can be…

Grandparental Leave And Pay From 2018

Would you like your mother or father to take some of your parental leave to look after your child? Well grandparental leave and pay from 2018 is set to become a reality. The Government has stated it aims to implement the new law by then. In Russia and Bulgaria, grandparents are already able to take parental leave. Chancellor George Osborne…