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Here you will find all the latest news from the SCE team. In this section we will feature news about what we have been up to, recent mentions in the press, information about the work we do in the community and lots more.

Monthly Archive July 2017

We are Excellent and VouchedFor

Our, Samira Cakali, has just been notified that she has qualified for the Vouched for Spring 2017 ‘Certificate of Excellence’ based on the quality of our reviews! 

We love working with our clients, helping them to resolve or at least work through their employment law issues and queries.  What makes our work even more rewarding is the feedback and appreciation we receive following cases.

Vouchedfor is one of the many ways we receive testimonials from our clients and we are always delighted to hear that we have qualified for the season Certificates of Excellence.

Want to check out our reviews then click here or perhaps you would like to leave a review of the work we have undertaken for you, if so please visit  VouchedFor

Managing annual leave during the school holidays

For most families, the school holidays kick off this week.  This means various things to different people; be it summer holidays, keeping the kids entertained for 6 weeks or (for me) quieter roads during rush hour.  For employers, the school holidays in particular can be a difficult time.  Many employers face a high volume of holiday requests, especially from those employees who have children of school age.

So, how do employers successfully and fairly manage an influx of holiday requests during this time?  Here we bring you our top tips to ensure your business runs smoothly.

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Should shared parental leave pay reflect enhanced maternity pay?

Shared parental leave hasn’t had much press since its introduction in 2015. Most news-worthy stories simply commented upon the apparent lack of uptake, with new father’s not exercising their right to take such leave. One such report suggested that less than 1% of fathers had taken shared parental leave, speculating that the low uptake might be due to the fact that some employers paid enhanced maternity pay to mothers but shared parental leave pay was not comparable.

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