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National Living Wage

May 10, 2017 1:56 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

National Living Wage. The National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2017 will come into force on 1 April 2017.

Discrimination in the Workplace

May 8, 2017 4:30 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Employers must be aware that they may be held liable for their employee’s alleged racist behaviour.

The Equality Act 2010 (Brexit)

March 8, 2017 4:34 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

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so would remain in force even if the legislation incorporates EU law (the European Communities Act 1972) is repealed.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

February 27, 2015 2:29 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

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.