Forthcoming changes to family-friendly employment rights

The Children and Families Act 2014 has received Royal Assent and will introduce several employment law changes for working parents:

1. Currently, a flexible working request can be made by eligible employees in relation to a child under 17 years old, or 18 years old if the child is disabled. The right to request flexible working is to be extended to all employees with 26 weeks’ service and is expected to come into force from 30 June 2014…

Click on the link below to read the rest of the Collyer Bristow briefing.

Briefings from Collyer Bristow

  • Understanding Forex manipulation

    Stephen Critchley and Robert Andrews describe what the alleged manipulation is; who may have suffered from it; and the ongoing investigations into it.

  • Prophet plc v Huggett: update

    In Prophet plc v Huggett, the High Court came to the surprising decision that it could reword a badly drafted restriction in an employment contract.

View more briefings from Collyer Bristow

Analysis from The Lawyer


4 Bedford Row

Turnover (£m): 15.10
No. of Lawyers: 82