14 March 2014

Welcome to Employment Edit, our regular new email update giving the pick of the key developments in employment law from the last couple of weeks.

  • It has been announced that the new rules extending the right to request flexible working to all employees with 26 weeks’ continuous service will be implemented by 30 June 2014.
  • The Court of Appeal has held in the case of Jessemey v Rowstock Ltd that post-employment victimisation is prohibited by the Equality Act 2010.
  • The statutory discrimination questionnaire procedure will be abolished with effect from 6 April 2014 and Acas has produced some guidance on asking and responding to questions of discrimination in the workplace.
  • BIS is seeking views on draft regulations dealing with shared parental leave and pay for parents of children expected to be born or placed for adoption on or after 5 April 2015. Our update will follow shortly.

If you would like more information, or specific advice, please contact Roger Bull or get in touch with your usual Burges Salmon contact.

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