Shared Parental Leave Regulations Published
Only a few days before they are due to come into force, the final version of the Shared Parental Leave Regulations 2014 have now been published. The Regulations can be found here.
They will be effective from 1 December 2014 and apply in relation to babies whose expected week of birth begins (or who are placed for adoption) on or after 5 April 2015 and there is no other way of putting it – they are extremely complex. To assist employers in their application, various guides have been produced by both BIS and ACAS and links can be found in our previous posts on this topic:
We’ll be reviewing the final version and posting more in due course.