TITLE

New maternity and paternity benefits 'delayed until 2010.'

AUTHOR(S)
Scott, Anna
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
People Management;9/4/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 18, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reveals that the British government has delayed its plans to extend maternity and paternity pay and leave until April 2010. According to Her Majesty's (HR) Revenue & Customs, it will now prepare for those babies born after April 2010. Under the planned changes, maternity and adoption pay will go up from 39 weeks to 52. Employee relations adviser at the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), Mike Emmott, said that this latest move should not be seen as a change in policy.
ACCESSION #
34419480

 

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