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New Leave for Bereaved parents

A Bill entitling parents who lose a child under the age of 18 to two weeks’ paid leave has been published today. Currently there is no legal obligation for employers to allow parents paid time off.

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Friday 13th October 2017

Increase In Compensation Limits

The Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2015 has increased the compensation limits and minimum awards that apply to a range of employment claims.  In summary, the Order raises the limit on compensation for unfair dismissal from £76,574 to £78,335 and the limit on a week’s pay from £464 to £475.  The new rates take effect where the ‘appropriate date’ for the cause of action (such as the date of dismissal or complaint) falls on or after 6 April 2015.

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Friday 12th February 2016

Sikhs May Wear Turbans Instead Of Safety Helmets At The Workplace

From 1st October, 2015, Sikhs may wear turbans instead of safety helmets in all workplaces, rather than just on construction sites, except where acting or receiving training in HM Forces or as a fireman or where not wearing a safety helmet may result in injury.   For exception, click on link:

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Friday 15th January 2016

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