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From time to time we will post news articles and announcements relating to the firm and to various legal issues that may be of interest to you.

Leave for Bereaved Parents becomes Law

A new employment right of bereavement leave for grieving parents has been officially enshrined in law after being given the royal stamp of approval.

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Return to Service: Maternity lessons from the world of tennis

As Serena Williams continues her comeback from maternity leave at the U.S. Open, the debate about her treatment as a new mother returning to work rages on.

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Swedish woman discriminated against for refusing a handshake: Lessons for U.K. employers

The Swedish labour court has awarded a Muslim woman compensation after she was discriminated against in a job interview for refusing to shake hands on religious grounds.

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Working temperatures – when is it too hot to work?

The summer of 2018 is already being compared with the long, hot scorcher of 1976. Records have been broken across the UK, and while we seem to be enjoying a brief respite – with rumours of a return of the heatwave and a 3 month long Indian Summer – we ask the question , when is it too hot to work?  Are employers legally required to keep your workplace within a certain range, and can you knock off work early if it gets too hot?

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