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Government targets fathers to ‘Share the Joy’

The Government has launched an innovative new ‘Share the Joy’ campaign to encourage more parents to take up the offer of Shared Parental Leave in their baby’s first year.  The campaign launch follows discouraging research from the Department of Business, … Read more

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Time spent by employees “on call” to potentially attract pay

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled yesterday that periods on call must be considered to be working time and be paid accordingly. Rudy Matzak, a Belgian volunteer firefighter, began serving in 1981.  Mr Matzak was permitted to stay at … Read more

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