The Government consults on the administration of its proposals that families be given the choice to transfer the second six months of maternity leave to fathers.
In Atkins v Coyle Personnel plc EAT/0206/07, the EAT held that, for an employee to claim successfully that his dismissal was related to the fact that he had taken paternity leave, there must be a causal link between the dismissal and the leave.
The Government consults on the way in which additional paternity leave and pay should be administered.
The Government is consulting on the administration of additional paternity leave and pay.
The Government consults on its intention that employed fathers will be able to take up to 26 weeks additional paternity leave, some of which could be paid if the mother of the child has returned to work.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to paternity leave.