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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: 29 January 2019
Dr Anne Sammon outlines the proposed changes for employers in the Government consultation on improving the legal protections for women who are pregnant or on maternity leave.
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.
A practical guide to the shared parental leave regime.
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12 Aug 2019
The Central Bank of Ireland issued a letter to the funds industry on 17 November 2017, which highlighted the need for the boards of self-managed UCITS and AIFs and externally appointed UCITS management companies and alternative investment fund managers to ensure that funds under their remit were adequately prepared for the impact of Brexit, including the extent to which updates would be required to fund documentation.
A researcher from Oxford University has sent a fake subject access request to over 150 companies in order to prove how the “right of access” under Article 15 of the GDPR can be easily exploited by malicious attackers to steal sensitive personal information.
01 Aug 2019
This blog post examines the recent decision in Engie Fabricom UK Ltd v MW High Tech Projects Ltd, and the difficulties the parties faced concerning a jurisdictional issue relating to whether or not the project works were “construction operations” under the Construction Act 1996.
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