Six months to go: is your business ready for the employment law reforms coming into force in April 2020?

Change in the employment law sphere rarely slows down – even in the face of Brexit. We are now only six months away from a host of employment law reforms, most of which are scheduled to come into force on 6 April 2020. Below we outline the reforms and the preparatory steps for employers.

Fathers at Work – Understanding Paternity Leave

The number of men taking time off work when their baby is born is falling. Despite the government’s attempts to encourage fathers to increase the time they spend caring for their children, it seems many men do not take advantage of their statutory right to paternity leave.