Daily Archives: May 10, 2011

Weekly dilemma: Additional paternity leave

The rules on paternity leave have just undergone a major shake-up. Qualifying employees can now take up to 26 weeks of additional paternity leave (APL), an increase from the two weeks that were already on offer. Separate, but similar, provisions … Continue reading

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David Cameron to consider tougher anti-strike laws

Downing Street yesterday issued a strong condemnation of a strike by London Underground drivers that will cause two weeks of misery for commuters. But it only came after Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London, accused the Prime Minister of being … Continue reading

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Employers spending more time resolving conflict

The amount of time spent by employers resolving individual workplace conflict has increased in more than 40% of UK organisations during the past two years, according to research published by XpertHR today. However, according to the research there was a … Continue reading

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