The Equality Act 2010 (Brexit)

posted March 8, 2017

The Equality Act 2010 (EqA 2010) which implements the UK’s laws against discrimination is primary legislation, so would remain in force even if the legislation incorporates EU law (the European Communities Act 1972) is repealed.

Shared parental leave

posted February 27, 2015

The Children and Families Act 2014 (CFA 2014) inserts new provisions into Part 8 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 to introduce a new entitlement for employees who are parents, to take shared parental leave (SPL) in the first year of their child’s life or in the first year after their child’s placement for adoption.

Tribunal reform – December

posted December 14, 2013

Under the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 the majority of prospective claims will, from April 2014, be required to contact ACAS before they can lodge proceedings at the employment tribunal.