Archive: Oct 2017


  • Parental Bereavement

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    Parental Bereavement A new Bill has been placed before parliament, that will mean employers must pay for two weeks of bereavement leave if a child of the family dies. The Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Act 2017 will provide that employees who have a child (under 18) that passes away will be entitled to two […]


  • Dogs and Sick Leave

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    Leah & Evie Dogs and Sick Leave Okay, so this may be seen as an excuse to put a picture of my dog Leah (the blond one) and her friend Evie into a blog, but the latest news from the Italian courts is that dogs are part of the family. Most of us that are […]


  • Age Discrimination

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    Age Discrimination Case Here we have yet another case where a director chose his words badly in what will, no doubt, be a costly exercise for Henworth Ltd t/a Winkworth Estate Agents. Ms Gomes was just under 60 years old and happily working at the estate agents as an administrator. The agency was obviously trying […]