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Parental leave

  • Squire Sanders
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 15 2013

The amount of unpaid parental leave that can be taken per child increased from 13 to 18 weeks on 8 March 2013. Employers should review, and if

When is depression a disability? EAT guidance on how to approach the issue

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • July 6 2010

In 2009 the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence estimated that 13.7 million working days are lost each year in the UK because of work-related mental health conditions including stress, depression and anxiety at an annual cost to UK employers of more than £28 billion

What’s coming into force in October 2011?

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 13 2011

The key employment law changes taking place on 1 October 2011 are these

UK Government provides further details on “protected conversations”

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 22 2012

Last year the Government said it wanted to allow employers to have “frank discussions” with staff about performance or retirement without fear of such exchanges being used against them in subsequent Employment Tribunal proceedings

Necessity the mother of implication?

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 30 2010

Businesses with concerns about inadvertently finding themselves the employer of people they thought were agency workers may be comforted by the recent Court of Appeal case of Alstom Transport v Tilson

The Woolworths case - watch out if....You are making redundancies

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 2 2013

As the duty to consult collectively may be triggered, even if you are making less than 20 employees redundant at any one location. A few weeks ago

Ensure final written warnings are issued fairly especially if you want to rely on them later

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 24 2011

Most employers are aware of the need to tick all the relevant procedural boxes when it comes to taking a decision to dismiss - but how confident are you that your managers apply the same rigorous approach when issuing final written warnings?

UK employment law reforms announced

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 25 2011

After a period of relative inactivity on the employment law front, the Government has now set out a number of new proposals and reforms in what it is calling its “most radical reform to the employment law system for decades”

Redundancy: no reduction in headcount is required

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 31 2012

As a result of a downturn in business, an employer no longer has a need for a full-time bookkeeper

Dismissal of employee for working in second job while on sick leave was unfair. What?

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • September 27 2011

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has ruled that an employer’s dismissal of an employee for working in a second job while on sick leave from the first was unfair