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Sharing the Load: Parental Leave Proposed Changes Published

The Government has published its response to the consultation on the administration of shared parental leave and pay, announcing that it will restrict the number of times that an employee is entitled to change his or her parental leave plans, in order to create certainty for employers.

The framework for shared parental leave and flexible working is set out in the Children and Families Bill, which is currently making its way through Parliament; a target implementation year of 2015 has been applied to the draft provisions.

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Queen’s speech: Employment law round up

This is by far the least popular speech the Queen makes each year, mostly down to the fact that most people are working while it takes place with no roast turkey, cracker or pudding in sight!

It is however the most important speech that Her Majesty makes annually in that it highlights the most important bills to be placed before Parliament in the coming months, bills that may become law and have far reaching implications for the legal landscape of the country.

So here are the key bills with particular relevance to the HR and employment law sphere:

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