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Shared parental leave and shared parental pay

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  • Date:
    17 April 2019
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    With reports citing that only 1% of those eligible took a period of shared parental leave in 2018, it is easy to overlook the potential value that SPL can offer. Colin Godfrey provides a refresh of how shared parental leave and pay works and looks at how some employers are trying to stop the scheme being a flop.

  • Statutory shared parental pay

    Type:
    Quick reference

    Updated to reflect the statutory shared parental pay rate in force from 7 April 2019.

  • Shared parental leave should be 'overhauled'

    Date:
    5 April 2019
    Type:
    News

    Shared parental leave is unaffordable for most working families and should be overhauled, according to the TUC.

  • Statutory shared parental pay

    Type:
    Statutory rates

    Updated to reflect the statutory shared parental pay rate in force from 7 April 2019.

  • Do employees receive statutory pay while on shared parental leave?

    Type:
    FAQs

  • Diageo announces six months' paid parental leave

    Date:
    3 April 2019
    Type:
    News

    Drinks giant Diageo has announced a new policy to offer men and women 52 weeks' parental leave, with the first 26 weeks fully paid.

  • Men's parental leave is key to women's progression

    Date:
    8 March 2019
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Encouraging men to take a greater share in parental caring responsibilities can have a profound effect on female career progression. On International Women's Day, Lauren Touré looks at policies abroad and what employers can do to champion parental leave.

  • Date:
    11 January 2019
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    As always, HR professionals had their fair share of employment law cases to keep track of in 2018, but what were the 10 most important judgments in 2018 that every employer should know about?

  • Podcast: Key employment cases for 2019

    Date:
    11 January 2019
    Type:
    Audio and video

    Which employment cases will have the biggest impact on HR in 2019? We assess the likely impact on employers of upcoming cases on: the national minimum wage, shared parental leave, holiday pay, restrictive covenants, collective bargaining, covert CCTV, and employment status.

  • 2019 statutory pay rates revealed

    Date:
    28 November 2018
    Type:
    News

    The Government has published the statutory rates for maternity pay, paternity pay, shared parental pay, adoption pay and sick pay from April 2019.

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