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Handy reminder: 8 key employment law changes to be aware of for spring 2018

Handy reminder: 8 key employment law changes to be aware of for spring 2018

29 April 2018 by Nicola Brown

Spring is always a key time of year for changes in employment law, and 2018 is no exception. Here's my summary of the important updates you need to be aware of: 1. Increases to statutory redundancy payments It can be easy to miss this one – the limit on a week’s pay increases on 6... read more »

When does notice take effect?

When does notice take effect?

26 April 2018 by Peter Stevens

The Supreme Court recently considered the question of when notice of termination given to an employee takes effect. Is it when the notice was sent, when it was delivered to the employee's address, or when the employee had a reasonable opportunity to read it? This was the question before them in Newcastle... read more »

Share and share alike - should fathers taking shared parental leave be paid the same as mothers on maternity leave?

Share and share alike - should fathers taking shared parental leave be paid the same as mothers on maternity leave?

27 April 2018 by Marianne Wright

We previously reported on two cases in which the Employment Tribunal reached different conclusions as to whether paying enhanced pay to women on maternity leave, but only paying statutory pay to men taking shared parental leave, was discriminatory on the grounds of sex. (For a recap on shared parental leave, click... read more »