Tags: Entitlement

Madeleine Thomson: A new era of shared parenting: reluctant fathers

Shared parental leave (SPL) was brought into this world kicking and screaming on 5 April 2015. Aimed at providing greater choice and flexibility in caring for children during the first 12 months after birth, parents are entitled to split a total of 52 weeks’ leave, receiving some payment for 39 of those weeks.

Court of Appeal rules on holiday entitlement during long-term sick leave

The Court of Appeal has ruled that an NHS Leeds’ employee is still entitled to paid annual holidays, despite being off sick for the whole of that year. The court ruled that NHS Leeds’ clerical worker Janet Larner is entitled to her paid leave for the year 2009/10, even though she was off sick for…