Family-friendly rights in 2019: resource round-up
There are a number of developments around family-friendly working for HR professionals to track in 2019. These include the annual increases in statutory family-friendly pay in April, case law developments in May on enhancing shared parental pay, and the publication of draft regulations on parental bereavement leave in late 2019.
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Increases in statutory family-friendly pay on 7 April
Statutory maternity pay
Statutory paternity pay
Did you know?
Statutory maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental pay are normally uprated annually on the first Sunday of April.
Statutory adoption pay
- Statutory adoption pay rate
- Adoption pay: Future developments
- Adoption leave policy (adoption within the UK)
- Adoption leave policy (adoption from overseas)
Statutory shared parental pay
- Statutory shared parental pay rate
- Shared parental pay: Future developments
- Shared parental leave policy (birth)
- Shared parental leave policy (adoption)
Court of Appeal hearing shared parental pay cases on 1 May
- Cases on appeal: Hextall v Chief Constable of Leicestershire Police
- Cases on appeal: Ali v Capita Customer Management Ltd
- Podcast: Enhancing shared parental pay
Parental bereavement leave regulations due in late 2019
Did you know?
A government spokesperson has told XpertHR that detailed regulations on parental bereavement leave are likely to be published in late 2019 or early 2020. The new right will apply to parents who lose a child from April 2020.
- Parental bereavement leave: Eight issues for employers
- How to devise and implement a policy on compassionate leave
- Compassionate leave policy
- Bereavement leave survey 2018
Looking further ahead
Flexible working: Proposed "duty to consider" for employers
Proposed requirement for large employers to publish policies
- Proposed requirement to publish family-friendly policies: Implications for employers
- Podcast: Flexible working policies and practice at PwC