Piers Leigh-Pollitt

What do the legislative changes to family working policies mean for employers?

Recent developments in family friendly policies have dominated the news headlines. In particular, the increase in paternity leave and pay, the extension to the right to request flexible working and...


Get ready for the April 2011 changes in maternity/paternity and flexible working rights

Over the past decade, there has been a steady improvement in the rights of families at work. Up to a year's maternity leave is available to all women regardless of length of service, and Statutory...


What companies need to know about the new blacklisting regulations

Last year, a private investigator pleaded guilty to running a blacklisting service on building workers. Ian Kerr ran an agency that ran checks on individuals and had a database containing details of...