Increases To The National Minimum Wage
It has recently been announced that from 1 October 2014 the National Minimum Wage will be increased following recommendations that have been made by the Low Pay Commission.
Kaltoft v Kommunernes Landesforening
In this case the Claimant claimed that the Municipality of Billund in Denmark terminated his employment as a childminder because of his obesity and that this amounted to unlawful discrimination.
New Regime For Working Parents To Share Parental Leave
For babies due or children placed for adoption on or after 5 April 2015 mothers, fathers or adopters will be able to take Shared Parental Leave (“SPL”) during the first year after the child’s birth or adoptive placement. The entitlement to leave will remain at 52 weeks and the entitlement to pay will remain for 39 weeks.
Turner Parkinson Expands Insolvency and Restructuring Team
Manchester business law firm Turner Parkinson LLP has strengthened its Insolvency and Restructuring offering with the appointment of Solicitor Mark Hague.
Laura Baker Passes JIEB Examination
Turner Parkinson Insolvency Lawyer Laura Baker has received national recognition for her qualification as an Insolvency Practitioner at a graduation ceremony held by the Association of Business Recovery Professionals in London.