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Advice for Employers on Accommodating Parents with Premature or Sick Babies

Every year, over 95,000 babies (or 1 in 8 babies born) are cared for in neonatal units in the UK due to premature birth or sickness. While some pregnancies inherently pose a higher risk for premature birth, such as twins and multiples, there is no guarantee a mother will be able to carry to-term.

Depending on how premature or sick the babies may be at birth, parents might find that their babies have to stay weeks or months in hospital, and some of these babies may continue to be at risk even after being discharged. In some cases, the babies may be transferred to a different or specialist hospital if the treatment or care they require is not available in the area in which they are born.

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Tis’ the season…to be inclusive!

The holiday season is in full swing at SCE Solicitors. We’ve had a festive team photo-shoot, arranged our upcoming secret Santa exchange, and we have a team holiday meal planned for next week. 

Whether you’re celebrating Hanukkah, enjoying the festive period of Christmas, looking forward to ringing in the New Year or just enjoying the seasonal snow flurries, one thing you’re sure to be surrounded by at this time of year is festive food. 

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Ensuring your Workplace Offers an Inclusive and Supporting Environment for Trans Employees

New research undertaken by ACAS, Supporting Trans Employees in the Workplace, published in August 2017, exposes that employers are failing in their efforts to understand the issues concerning their trans and intersex employees. 

Whilst transphobia and discrimination are extensively reported, little research has previously been conducted into the experiences of trans or intersex employees in the UK, which has larger implications for both managers and employees in the workplace. 

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