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Managing New Dads in the Workplace

Although shared parental leave is almost 2 years old, take-up has been low. Polly Rodway considers how employers can support dads wishing to take it.

The Court of Appeal clarifies the “public interest test” for whistleblowing claims.

The Court of Appeal has, this morning, clarified that a disclosure does not need to be in the interest of the public at large in order to attract whistleblower protection. Despite the inclusion of a “public interest test” in whistleblowing legislation, a disclosure can concern only a small group of people, although that the character of the disclosure is relevant.

Age discrimination: silver quotas

Could the ‘silver quota’ be the answer to improving employment rates in the over 50s? Polly Rodway considers in the light of UK discrimination law.