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Paternity rights: what’s next?

Paternity rights have been making headlines for the past couple of months, with many calling for an increase in the statutory entitlement which currently sits at just two weeks. With countries such as Spain and Sweden spearheading the movement, providing sixteen weeks’ and ninety days’ entitlement respectively, it’s becoming increasingly clear just how ungenerous the […]

Decoding “Fire and Re-hire”: The New Statutory Code of Practice

For those who may not be aware, ‘fire-and-rehire’ (also known as dismissal and re-engagement) is a common tactic employed by organisations seeking to change the terms and conditions of an employee’s contract. Employment contracts cannot be changed unilaterally – that is, they can’t be changed without the express consent of both the employer and the […]