April 2019

If you are mother, or father, or could be in the future, this month, May 2019, there are some developments  which may interest you. The government is taking the first steps to further extending the shared parental leave option. It is due to publish its first...

This month, May 2019, the government is set to publish its first consultation on the extension of shared parental leave to grandparents . At the present time the right to shared parental leave is limited to the mother’s partner, the child’s father, or the mother’s partner...

There are some important changes to compensation awards that employment tribunals can apply recently. The following two came into effect from April 6th this year (2019) The bands of compensation that employment tribunals can award for injury to feelings in discrimination cases (known as Vento bands) have...

If you reach the stage where you, as an employer of domestic staff, may consider an employee is too old for the job they are doing, you need to tread carefully. Listening to the comments of colleagues of “she/he is getting a bit frail nowadays” and...