Up close and personnel — January 2014

Bristows has published its Up close and personnel newsletter for January 2014.


  • New rates for statutory sick pay, statutory maternity pay, statutory paternity pay and statutory adoption pay announced
  • Does the duty to make reasonable adjustments oblige an employer to make such adjustments for employees who care for disabled people?
  • Is a belief in ‘democratic socialism’ a philosophical belief under the Equality Act 2010?
  • Who can accompany workers to grievance hearings?
  • New shared parental leave scheme — Q&A
  • Was a care worker who believed that Sunday should be a day of rest indirectly discriminated against by her employer’s requirement that all care workers must work some Sunday shifts?
  • Should holiday pay include commission?

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