Shared Parental Leave – Father and Child, ELiAction

Shared Parental Leave

Shared Parental Leave Failing to enhance shared parental leave pay in line with enhanced maternity pay is not direct sex discrimination, says EAT. In the case of Capita v Ali, the Claimant complained that as a male employee he was entitled to Shared Parental Leave Pay at the statutory rate following the birth of his…

data protection ELiAction

GDPR – The role of HR in security

GDPR – The role of HR in security Can security be left to the IT department? As you might imagine the answer is no.  Employers and their advisors have spent considerable energy in the last few months reviewing what data they hold and updating their Data Protection Polices to satisfy the information requirements of the…

GDPR ELiAction

GDPR – What should HR be doing?

GDPR – What should HR be doing? There are only a few months left until the implementation of GDPR.  The new regulations have an impact on most HR activities from general consent to processing personal data in contracts of employment.   Privacy notices will need to change, requiring organisations to explain: the lawful basis for processing…

Employment Appeal Tribunal

Employment Tribunal Quarterly Statistics: Oct-Dec 2017

Employment Tribunal Quarterly Statistics: October – December 2017 The Ministry of Justice has published the quarterly statistics for the period October to December 2017.   We have summarised the main points below:  29% of all tribunal receipts were Employment Tribunal’s (ET). The Employment Tribunal (ET) fee refund scheme was introduced on 20 Oct 2017 following the abolition…