News archive: February 2018

  • Posted on February 27, 2018
    All pregnant employees are entitled to take up to 26 weeks of ordinary maternity leave and up to 26 weeks of additional maternity leave, which makes a total of 52 weeks. Every pregnant employee has this statutory right regardless of the number of hours worked or length of service.
  • Posted on February 21, 2018
    Thousands of care home residents suffering financial abuse.
  • Posted on February 12, 2018
    The Office of the Public Guardian has announced that everyone who registered a Lasting Power of Attorney or an Enduring Power of Attorney between 1 April 2013 and 31 March 2017 is entitled to a partial refund of registration fees paid at the time. This is because as the OPG became more efficient, it did not reduce its registration costs in line with this, and therefore built up a surplus of registration monies.

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