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 shared parental pay

Court of Appeal hearing shared parental pay cases on 1 May

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.

Looking further ahead

Flexible working: Proposed "duty to consider" for employers

Proposed requirement for large employers to publish policies

Consultation: Better redundancy protection for pregnant women