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Upcoming changes from April 2020: Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay
The Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Act is due to come into force in April 2020. The upcoming changes will entitle employees who lose a child under the age of 18, or suffer a stillbirth from the 24th week of pregnancy, to two weeks’ unpaid leave, as a right from day one of their employment.
Upcoming changes from April 2020: Statement of terms
Currently employers have up to two months to issue the statement to any employee working for them for more than a month, but from 6 April 2020 the right to a statement of written particulars will become a day one right.
Are construction firms putting too much of an emphasis on immediate financial goals?
The collapse of Carillion, a major British multinational facilities management and construction services company, has highlighted some major downfalls within the UK construction industry .