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Changing shift patterns - the new legislation

Changing shift patterns - the new legislation

Louise Paull of Lawbite explains employment rights for shift workers.…

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Discrimination risk of shared parental leave

Discrimination risk of shared parental leave

Employers who currently offer enhanced maternity pay but don’t plan to offer the same to parents under the new shared parental leave system may find themselves facing claims of indirect sex discrimination, a recent legal webinar heard.…

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Nearly three quarters of parents know a mum who has faced workplace discrimination

Nearly three quarters of parents know a mum who has faced workplace discrimination

Some 73% of parents know a colleague who has faced discrimination for being a working mum and 21% have faced discrimination themselves, according to a Workingmums.co.uk poll.…

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Labour pledges to abolish tribunal fees

Labour pledges to abolish tribunal fees

A Labour government would abolish the current employment tribunal fees regime, the shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna told the TUC annual conference this week.…

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Surge in women setting up their own businesses 

Surge in women setting up their own businesses 

More women are setting up their own business because they fear discrimination in the board room and because the internet has made it easier for them to set up a business, according to a new survey from Freelancer.co.uk. …

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