All items: Family-friendly benefits

  • First tribunal decision on shared parental leave

    5 October 2016

    A Scottish employment tribunal has given the first judgment on shared parental leave and pay. Its decision in Snell v Network Rail provides a warning to employers that choosing the wrong approach to enhancing shared parental pay can lead to sex discrimination against men.

  • Podcast: A summary of family-friendly leave entitlements

    2 September 2016

    We discuss the different types of family-friendly leave, providing a useful summary for each entitlement, as well as touching on the Government's plans to extend shared parental leave and pay to working grandparents.

  • Significant employment law decisions in 2016

    25 July 2016

    We round up five significant employment law decisions that have been made so far, and look ahead to important judgments expected before the end of this year.

  • Shared parental leave: enhanced pay is key to take-up

    2 June 2016

    Employers that enhance shared parental pay are twice as likely to receive shared parental leave requests as those who offer the statutory rate, according to XpertHR research.

  • Government announces statutory rates for 2014/15

    12 December 2013

    The Government has published details of its proposed increases to statutory pay rates for 2014/15.

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Editor's choice: HR and legal information and guidance relating to family-friendly benefits.