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Considering whether to enhance shared parental pay? Some practical tips for employers

Considering whether to enhance shared parental pay? Some practical tips for employers

A couple of weeks ago, the Employment Appeals Tribunal ( EAT ) confirmed  in Capita v Ali that failing to enhance shared parental leave pay ( EShPP ) in line with enhanced maternity pay ( EMP ) is not direct discrimination. In doing so, the EAT overturned the original decision of the Employment Tribunal. The EAT concluded that a woman on maternity leave is not comparable to a man on shared parental leave; the purpose of shared parental leave is fundamentally different.  

Half-term round up – employment issues you might have missed

Half-term round up – employment issues you might have missed

Half-term, Halloween and Bonfire Night are behind us – roll on Christmas! In all the excitement you may have missed the following mixed bag of employment issues:

Bereaved Parents’ Rights – New Bill

Bereaved Parents’ Rights – New Bill

It's hard to imagine the pain of losing a child but on top of that employees often have the added worry of whether they are allowed time off, how much time off and whether they will be paid for time off. 

Family-friendly rights – what does the future hold?

Family-friendly rights – what does the future hold?

Over the past few weeks, I had cause to consider the state of family friendly rights in the UK: how we got where we are, where we are now and what might happen in the future.  It has got me thinking.

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