March 2011

28th March 2011

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What happens to benefits during maternity leave?

28th March 2011

Most employers understand that when women are on maternity leave, they will receive maternity pay, so long as they qualify for it. I don’t intend to talk about maternity pay but I do want to touch on some of the more difficult questions about those benefits that the employee pays for, such as pension, childcare […]

When do you ask for return of company property and disconnect from intranet access?

14th March 2011

On Friday I sat through a meeting where an employee went through half of a box of tissues, recounting the trauma of her removal from her employer’s premises in the context of a termination by way of a generous compromise agreement. At the start of a redundancy or disciplinary process, we are often asked to […]

Why aren’t there more women in the boardroom?

2nd March 2011

Last week, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills published Lord Mervyn Davies’ report on the lack of women on the boards of FTSE companies. It makes for interesting reading. According to research studies quoted in the report, EU companies showing most growth have a higher proportion of women on their senior management teams, yet […]