Recent Developments in GB Employment Laws in Relation to Northern Ireland

Posted in : Supplementary Articles NI on 19 August 2014 Issues covered:


There have been a number of GB Developments in the last few months that highlight the growing gap between NI and GB employment laws. With that in mind we thought it would be useful to provide readers with an update on some of the most important recent changes.

Family Friendly Changes

We have seen a plethora of family-friendly legislation introduced of late, mainly to coincide with the introduction of shared parental leave and pay from April next year. The following legislation allows for the appropriate lead-in for qualification periods etc in GB:

The Draft Statutory Maternity Pay and Statutory Adoption Pay (Curtailment) Regulations 2014 came into force on 1st October 2014. The

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This article is correct at 06/08/2015

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