HR Insights Newsletter - November 2014

Included in the November issue of HR Insights:

  • Holiday appeals found in favour of employees – non-voluntary overtime must be included.
  • Helping you to manage shared parental leave.
  • Global watch: Vive La Famille! Parental leave in France.
  • Pensions corner: 9th Annual Purple Book published.
  • Enforcing restrictive covenants: Lessons learnt from recent case law.
  • Dispelling the myths of the living wage.
  • The Carr Report and the future of industrial relations in the UK.
  • Mobility clauses and redundancy.
  • Fertility in the workplace – to freeze or not to freeze.
  • Free trial of Advantage Online Training to support clients with key employment issues.
  • DWF commended for “dynamic approach” and “commercial and pragmatic advice” in independent guide to the legal market.

Read the November issue of HR Insights ›

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Andrew Chamberlain

Partner - Head of Employment & Chair of the SDE

I am a Partner, the National Head of the Employment Team and the Chair of the Service Delivery Executive (SDE), which is focused on building better solutions for clients.

Judith Firth

Associate - PSL - client facing

I am an Associate and Professional Support Lawyer for the Employment team.