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Categories:
Employment Law
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Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This CPDcast aims to ensure that legal practitioners are familiar with the introduction of shared parental leave to the employment law landscape.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Have a background understanding of the new shared parental leave regime;
  • Be aware of the key changes of the Shared Parental Leave Regulations 2014;
  • Understand the changes that have been made to adoption rights;
  • Be aware of who can take shared parental leave;
  • Know how much shared parental leave can be taken;
  • Understand when shared parental leave can be taken;
  • Be aware of the process for taking shared parental leave;
  • Have an awareness of how shared parental leave affects redundancy;
  • Know what happens if an employee suffers detrimental treatment in connection with their taking of shared parental leave.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Introduction
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Market Update / Hot Topic
Procedural
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In this CPDcast, David Whincup, a Partner in the Employment team at Squire Paton Boggs, looks at the new shared parental leave regime. David focuses on the eligibility requirements for shared parental leave, what it consists of and the process that needs to be undertaken in order to take shared parental leave.

This course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD hour for barristers at the Bar of England and Wales.

This course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD point (0.5 for the podcast and 0.5 for completion of the test) for solicitors and legal professionals.

Podcast Length: 28:53

Date Recorded: 22nd May 2015

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