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What You Need To Know About British Employment Law
Are you well informed about British employment law? If you are running a company, then ignorance could be costly. It's important to know both what you owe to your employees and what they owe to you. UK employment law is changing all the time, with laws to cover many aspects of employment, work and health and safety. It's not always easy to know what to do in each situation, so here's an overview of some of the major pieces of legislation you should be aware of.
British employment law also has a number of regulations which govern the rights of parents (including new parents and adoptive parents). These laws cover the right to take parental leave, maternity leave, paternity leave and adoption leave, as well how much they will be paid and when they must return to work. Some of the laws to know about are:
It's also important for employers to be aware of British employment law relating to workplace discrimination. Have a look at the following laws:
Under these laws, employers may not discriminate, either during recruitment or employment, against people because of age, disability, gender, race, religious belief or sexuality.
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