Employment Law Update May 2018

Closing the gender pay gap

 

The first results of this were disclosed on 5th April this year by the UK's biggest companies. 5,911 companies had reported pay data. What were the results?

 

New Legislation! Itemised pay statements

 

The first new employment legislation has been passed for a long time! The Employment Rights Act 1996 (Itemised Pay Statement) has been made - what does it mean for employers?

 

 

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?

 

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?

 

Employer Protection from Tribunals

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May 2018
Paul Burton
Associate - Head of Employment
Paul is an employment solicitor specialising in both contentious and non-contentious matters.
pburton@frettens.co.uk
01202 499255

 
 
Kate Fretten
Partner - Employment
Kate specialises in both contentious and non-contentious employment issues.
kfretten@frettens.co.uk
01202 499255

 
 
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