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Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunal Service has recently announced that fees for employment tribunal claims will be introduced on 29th July 2013, subject to parliamentary approval. Until now there has been no charge for starting or continuing claims in the… Read on
Springhouse solicitors are pleased to be supporting Mary Siddall, a solicitor at the firm, who is taking part in the Diva 100 Bike Ride in May. Mary Siddall The ride, sponsored by Davina McCall, is a 100 km route through… Read on
From 7th April 2013, employees with at least one years service can apply to take a total of 18 weeks unpaid parental leave up to their child’s fifth birthday. Previously, working parents could take a total of 13 weeks leave… Read on
Springhouse Solicitors were recently an exhibitor at a recent Hampshire Chamber of Commerce Business Exhibition. The Meet the Chamber event – one of a regular series across the region was held in the impressive surroundings of the Royal Marines Museum… Read on
Most employers find the process of carrying out redundancies difficult and stressful. Many managers will describe it as the worst part of the job. It is important that companies understand how to implement a proper redundancy process. Getting it wrong… Read on
ACAS is currently consulting on a new Code of Practice designed to give guidance on discussions around the possible termination of an employee’s employment. There are a wide variety of situations where an employer (or an employee) might suggest that… Read on
Following important guidance from the European Court of Human Rights on the extent to which religious observance in the workplace is protected, the UK Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has issued guidance for employers. In the case of Eweida … Read on
The number of employment law changes planned for each new year never seems to diminish, whichever government is in place. It looks as if 2013 will be no exception, but the year will bring both challenges and opportunities for businesses.… Read on
As anticipated in our blog of 19 October, the Government has now announced changes to the current rules on parental leave which will allow parents to share leave rights after the birth or adoption of a child from 2015. The… Read on
Reports have suggested that the government may give fathers the right to take paid leave to look after a new baby, allowing mothers to return to work, just two weeks after giving birth. At present, fathers can take two weeks… Read on