To comply with the revised EU Parental Leave Directive, the Government has had to agree to changes to the Parental Leave Regulations.
Currently, an employee with a child under the age of 5 years or a disabled child under the age of 18 years, is entitled to take up to (read more)
I once started a job in a department of about 20 employees and on my very first day, I was the only person who arrived for work on time. I sat outside the department and waited. At about 9.10 my manager rushed down the corridor, papers flying everywhere.
My first task was to sit in the corner and read the policies and procedures that I would be referring to. Sound familiar? (read more)
April is around the corner and as too is the implementation of employment law changes. Increases galore in the statutory payment rates, significant changes to whiltleblowing legislation and collective redundancy consultation, here’s a run down of what’s lurking… (read more)
During the last few years, there has been a surge of women undergoing fertility treatment in the UK. The latest figures obtained from www.hfea.gov.uk claim there were over 48,000 women aged between 35 and 45 who had fertility treatment during 2010 and 2011. Furthermore, there seems to be an unofficial trend that (read more)