The new Shared Parental Leave scheme and some of its implications

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New laws have come in, which give parents the right to share childcare responsibilities. This is known as Shared Parental Leave (SPL). To trigger rights under this scheme a mother can either end her Maternity Leave (ML), tell her employer the date that she will end her ML or end her maternity pay or allowance. […]

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Flexible working applications:  The potential legal implications and how to handle them

Flexible working applications: The potential legal implications and how to handle them

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Under the Employment Rights Act 1996, employees have a right to apply for different and more flexible working hours as long as they meet certain criteria. Certain procedures must be followed by both employee and employer and those reading would be advised to familiarise themselves with these prior to undertaking any such application. In my […]

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