Briefing quick find:

Shared parental leave – your questions answered

With the Shared Parental Leave Regulations now firmly in force, we consider the impact that the regulations have on businesses. What is shared parental leave? Shared parental leave (SPL) will not replace the current statutory maternity, adoption and paternity leave regime. SPL is…

Apprenticeships – good or bad?

The introduction of Government apprenticeship grants in 2008, together with the numerous benefits to employers such as investing in future skilled labourers and minimising cost has resulted in an increase in apprenticeship schemes being offered by employers. What are the benefits? An…

British Gas v Lock: The final chapter?

The Supreme Court has refused British Gas permission to appeal in the latest chapter of this long running case which is now very familiar to employment lawyers and HR professionals. The case, one of a number brought in relation to…

Brexit edging closer

As the UK takes further steps to exit the EU, it is a useful time for employers to take stock of their workforce. Take stock now There are currently no proposals as to what to do with EU nationals currently working in the UK. …