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Is it sex discrimination if paternal leave pay is not in line with maternity?

If an employer does not enhance shared parental leave pay in line with enhanced maternity pay, would this carry a risk of a direct sex discrimination claim? Shared parental leave An employee may be eligible for shared parental leave and statutory...

Giving notice of termination

Where an employment contract does not specify when notice is deemed to be given, when does the notice of termination actually take effect? When has the notice period started? When an employer terminates an employee's contract, when is the notice period...

Itemised pay statements for all workers

The first new employment legislation has been passed for a long time! The Employment Rights Act 1996 (Itemised Pay Statement) (Amendment) (No.2) Order 2018 SI 2018/529 has been made recently. Written itemised pay statements The Order will amend Ss.8, 9, 11...

ToLATA - A guide for unmarried couples who are separating

What happens when a couple who are not married but own a property together decide that they need to separate ? Most people are surprised to find out that the legislation that governs this situation is completely unrelated to the Family Law legislation,...

Closing the gender pay gap

A gender pay gap is the difference between women’s and men’s earnings, expressed as a percentage of men’s earnings. The new Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017 came into force on 6 April 2017. Starting from this...

Disability discrimination: definition of cancer

What is ‘cancer’ for the purposes of the Equality Act 2010? Does it include, for example, a pre-cancerous lesion? Cancer is a disability Cancer is a ‘deemed' disability. Schedule 1, paragraph 6 of the Equality Act 2010...
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