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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

In this CPDcast, Lucy Boyle from 12 King’s Bench Walk sets out the myriad of complex legislation, European, primary and secondary to provide a comprehensive and intricate explanation of the rights and entitlements of parents in the UK to parental leave and pay.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Know what the current entitlement is to parental leave and pay;
  • Understand what rights women have to maternity leave and pay;
  • Understand which women will be entitled to maternity leave and pay;
  • Be aware of the difference between ordinary and additional maternity/ paternity leave;
  • Know what statutory parental rights exist in the UK;
  • Understand what rights men and partners have to paternity leave and pay;
  • Know what rights to leave and pay adopting parents have and the practical factors which can affect the leave available;
  • Know what rights to leave and pay commissioning parents will have and the practical factors which can affect the leave available;
  • Be aware of the changes proposed by the Children and Families Bill 2013 and the introduction of shared parental leave and pay from 2015.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Legislative Updates
Sources and References:
  • Additional Paternity Leave Regulations 2010;
  • CD v ST Case C-167/12;
  • Children and Families Bill 2013;
  • Employment Rights Act 1996;
  • Employment Rights Act and the Paternity and Adoption Leave Regulations 2002;
  • Equality Act 2010;
  • Maternity and Parental Leave etc. Regulations 1999 (“MAPLE Regulations”);
  • The Parental Leave (EU Directive) Regulations 2013;
  • Pregnant Workers Directive, 92/85/EEC;
  • Recast Equal Treatment Directive (Recast)(2006/54/EC);
  • Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992;
  • Statutory Paternity Pay and Statutory Adoption Pay (Weekly Rates) Regulations 2002.
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In this CPDcast, Lucy Boyle, a barrister from 12 King’s Bench Walk discusses parental leave and pay in the UK including maternity, paternity, adoption and commissioning parents’ rights as well as the introduction of shared parental leave and the Children and Families Bill 2013.

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Date Recorded:13th September 2013

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