Bereavement leave

From 6 April 2020, all employed parents will have the right to two weeks’ leave if they lose a child under the age of 18, or suffer a stillbirth after 24 weeks of pregnancy, irrespective of their length of service. Employed parents may also qualify for two weeks’...

New ‘Vento’bands

Guidance updating the Vento bands for damages for injury to feelings has been issued. The new bands, for claims issued on or after 6 April 2020, are:- lower band: £900 to £9k middle band: £9k to £27k upper band: £27k to £45k (with the possibility of the most serious...