Shared Parental Leave – Why are employees shying away from taking shared parental leave?

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Why are employees shying away from taking shared parental leave? Shockingly less than 9000 new parents took parental leave last year, yet hundreds of thousands took their maternity and paternity leave as standard. Seemingly, many parents are not aware of their rights when it comes to shared parental leave, leaving the need for an employer… Continue reading

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Managing pregnancy in the workplace

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Managing pregnancy in the workplace    Pregnancy in the workplace is something that can be mismanaged at times, with employers not being fully aware of how to manage an employee’s pregnancy outside of offering them their entitled maternity leave. Failing to make reasonable adjustments to an employees work environment both pre and post pregnancy and failing… Continue reading

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Events Manager – Downtown In Business

Events Manager – Downtown In Business | Manchester and Lancashire   Downtown in Business are looking for an experienced Events Manager to cover their Manchester & Lancashire offices   As part of the events team the events manager will deliver and develop a comprehensive events programme for Downtown in Business’ sponsors, members and supporters. As… Continue reading

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Age Discrimination – How to prevent it in your workplace

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Age Discrimination – How to prevent it in your workplace The Equality Act 2010 makes it unlawful to discriminate against an individual’s age. An example of this could be an employee, trainee or job seeker who could be older or younger than other employees already working at the business.   There are four different types… Continue reading

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Making contractual changes

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Making contractual changes If an individual needs any contractual changes to be made, a formal process of consultation must be followed. This still applies even if the employee may or may not suffer detriment as a result of the change. Both the employer and employee both need to come to an agreement on any contractual… Continue reading

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