Tag Archives: shared parental leave

Osborne’s ‘granny leave’

It was only six months ago that the labyrinthine rules relating to shared parental leave came into force, and now a new proposal aims to extend the ambit of these rules to include grandparents. An announcement last week by George Osborne at the Conservative Party Conference revealed that working grandparents will be allowed to take … Continue Reading

Webinar: Employment Law Worldview Series – the United Kingdom

Squire Patton Boggs presents a series of webinars focussing on the key labour and employment issues across Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and the United States. Presented in English by our local labour and employment law experts, each 45-minute webinar comprises a 30-minute presentation covering key “hot topics” in the featured jurisdiction, followed by … Continue Reading

UK employers broadly unmoved by advent of Shared Parental Leave

Last month the Squire Patton Boggs Labour & Employment team issued a survey to over 3,000 UK clients and contacts of different sizes and industry sectors in relation to the arrival of the SPL Regulations next month.  By way of context, the Regulations have been widely criticised among employers and legal commentators as grossly over-engineered … Continue Reading