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Anne has completed a PhD considering parental rights in the workplace (UK). This has given Anne some fascinating insights into the law, practices and procedures which employers might not be immediately aware of.
Submitted: 09 May 2018
Dr Anne Sammon considers the recent EAT decision in Hextall v Chief Constable of Leicestershire Police.
Submitted: 12 April 2018
Dr Anne Sammon considers the implications for employers following the latest decision from the EAT regarding Shared Parental Leave.
Submitted: 20 June 2017
Dr Anne Sammon outlines the significance for employers over the latest tribunal decision concerning enhanced maternity pay.
Submitted: 31 January 2017
Dr Anne Sammon outlines the changes that we can expect in 2017.
Submitted: 29 March 2016
Dr Anne Sammon considers the likely impact on family-friendly policies with the Government’s anticipated plans for mandatory gender pay gap reporting.
Submitted: 22 March 2016
Dr Anne Sammon considers the important issues employers should be aware of when dealing with the provision of childcare vouchers during maternity leave.
Submitted: 16 November 2015
Dr Anne Sammon considers the important issues employers should be aware of when dealing with requests for breastfeeding in the workplace.
Submitted: 05 October 2015
Dr Anne Sammon considers the likely impact for employers on the government’s plans for extending SPL to grandparents.
Submitted: 17 August 2015
Anne Sammon considers the important points for employers to note when dealing with requests for time off for antenatal care.
Submitted: 06 July 2015
Dr Anne Sammon considers the level of contact you should have with an employee on maternity, paternity or shared parental leave.
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19 Nov 2018
In a timely reminder that the ICO’s powers extend beyond merely fining individuals for data breaches, an individual working for a vehicle accident repair firm was recently sentenced to six months in prison. This is the first criminal prosecution brought by the ICO resulting in a custodial sentence.
15 Nov 2018
Although assessing the measure of damages for breach of warranty may seem a bit dry, it has important implications for W&I insurers.
09 Nov 2018
The Court of Appeal has dismissed the contractor, S&T’s appeal against the TCC judgment in Grove Developments Limited v S&T (UK) Limited.
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