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What’s coming up in UK employment law this October?

In this alert we outline the main changes in UK employment law this October. The most notable piece of legislation coming into force this October is the Agency Workers Regulations 2010, but there are quite a few possible changes afoot. These include a forthcoming increase to the qualifying period for employees to bring unfair dismissal claims from … Continue Reading

Enhanced Paternity Pay

In April last year we posted a blog on the change in law on paternity leave focussing on the new right to Additional Paternity Leave (APL) which came into force on 6 April 2010. Under this, eligible employees whose children are due to be born on or after 3 April 2011 will have the right … Continue Reading

Paternity leave

Regulations concerning the new right to additional paternity leave (APL) came into force on 6th April 2010. Currently those eligible for ordinary statutory paternity leave are entitled to one whole week or two consecutive weeks’ paternity leave on statutory paternity pay, which is currently £124.88, to be taken within eight weeks of the expected week … Continue Reading
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