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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


Apple will pay for female employees to freeze their eggs

“Apple Inc and Facebook Inc will help pay for female employees to freeze their eggs, signaling a willingness to spend enormous sums on perks and benefits in a race to acquire top-flight talent,” Christina Farr reports for Reuters. 109 more words


Guidance on shared parental leave published for UK businesses

Leading British lawyer suggests there’s still many uunknowns about new laws


Despite ACAS today publishing a guide to help employers understand new rights on sharing maternity or adoption leave, many uncertainties about the new laws still exist according to a leading employment lawyer. 466 more words

HR Headlines

Shared parental leave guidance

In preparation for the forthcoming family friendly changes to legislation, the Government has issued two forms of guidance on shared parental leave.

The first is for employers and explains the changes which will take effect for babies due to be born on or  after 1st October 2015 and is a guide for employers.  58 more words

Employment Solicitor Kettering

Apple unveils new perks to retain, attract employees

“Apple employees are getting a few new perks today (and no, its not free iPhone 6’s),” Michal Lev-Ram reports for Fortune. “On Thursday morning the company’s head of HR, Denise Young Smith, sent an employee-wide memo outlining a handful of new and updated benefits, including longer parental leave, education reimbursements for all classes taken by employees, an expanded donation-matching program, subsidized student loan refinancing and full acceleration of stock in the event of an employee’s death.” 236 more words


Planning a Family? Your guide to parental leave.

There are approximately 173 babies born each day in New Zealand. That’s over 63,000 NZ mums, and 63,000 NZ dads welcoming a wee tot into their family each year. 809 more words

Employment Law

Who is looking after baby?

Shared Parental Leave rules change with effect from 1st October 2014. From that date women will be able to split all but the first two compulsory weeks of Maternity Leave with their partner and prospective fathers and partners of pregnant women will have the right to take time off to attend two antenatal appointments. 318 more words

Employment Law