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The ability of UK employers to successfully manage flexible working requests following the extension of the right to all employees with over 26 weeks' service will be fundamental to the success of the new regime, an expert has said. 01 Jul 2014
UK employers could face a "surge" of requests from employees to work flexibly after extended rights come into force according to a survey which revealed that 26% of UK workers planned to do so. 09 Jun 2014
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A woman who becomes a parent through a surrogacy arrangement does not have an automatic right to the paid equivalent of maternity or adoption leave, the EU's highest court has ruled. 19 Mar 2014
It was neither sex discrimination nor discrimination related to pregnancy or maternity leave to dismiss an employee for excessive absences due to post-natal depression that took place after her maternity leave had ended, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT)... 12 Mar 2014
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