Parental bereavement leave From April 2020, regulations allow an employee to take two weeks leave following the death of their child aged un...
Employees have a right to unpaid time off to deal with emergencies which may arise for dependants. Examples include providing assistance if ...
Family-friendly measuresThis topic deals with both rights around the term of birth or adoption, and other rights which are available later. There is a separate topi...
For direct discrimination and harassment, it need not be the claimant who has the disability under the Equality Act. Summary Discrimination ...
Summary Direct discrimination is unlawful even if the employer it trying to be ‘chivalrous’. However in limited cases positive discriminatio...
Summary This defence can apply to discrimination arising from disability, and to indirect discrimination. The employer must show that the un...
Introduction Since April 2015, what was known as Additional Paternity Leave and Additional Statutory Paternity Pay has been abolished and re...