Daniel Barnett: ACAS has published a detailed guidance note on the new shared parental leave rules, together with supporting material including standard letters and a policy document. 19 more words
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CIPD: Tribunals can now order deposits for any part of a claim with ‘little prospect of success’. Tribunals can order employees or employers to pay a deposit into the court where it looks like the claim, or the employer’s defence, has little prospect of success. 513 more words
ACAS has a new good practice guide on managing bereavement in the workplace. Note that there is no statutory right to bereavement leave – only the right, under the existing time off for dependant provisions, to take a “reasonable” period of unpaid leave to deal with the practical and immediate issues arising from the death of a dependant. 56 more words
Εκδήλωση: 'Εργαλεία Στρατηγικού Σχεδιασμού στο σημερινό πολυσύνθετο και ταχέως μεταβαλλόμενο περιβάλλον', ICFS
From 1 December, it will be a criminal offence for employers to require prospective employees (or existing employees applying for new positions) to seek and disclose the results of a data access request from the police as a means of checking their criminal records and, for example, obtaining details of spent convictions or mere cautions, to which they would not otherwise have access.