In Capita Customer Management v (1) Ali (2) Working Families (Intervenor), UKEAT/0161/17/BA, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) considered whether an employer’s decision to pay enhanced maternity pay – but only statutory pay for shared parental leave – was direct sex discrimination.
One of the reasons often cited for the gender pay gap and gender inequality is that the role of primary carer is largely borne by women. Shared Parental Leave – due to come into force on 1 December 2014 – has the potential to bridge that gap and aims to place women and men on … Continued
George Osborne, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, announced the introduction of a new contract of employment, known as an ‘owner-employee’ contract, at the Conservative Party conference this week. Statutory rights Essentially, workers would be given shares valued between £2,000 and £50,000, which would be exempt from capital gains tax, as long as they forfeited certain statutory … Continued