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Katy Parkinson

Napthens LLP – Employment Law Specialist

Katy is one of our Employment Law Specialists from Napthens Solicitors. Read more

Posts by Katy Parkinson:

03rd January 2018

Can an Employer Pay Rolled-Up Holiday Pay?

Katy Parkinson Napthens LLP – Employment Law Specialist

Background Prior to the implementation of the Working Time Directive 1998 and its provisions for paid annual leave, it was common...

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30th November 2017

With a Cold Snap Looming, Can Employers Make Deductions From Pay If Employees Can’t Get To Work?

Katy Parkinson Napthens LLP – Employment Law Specialist

Businesses face the prospect of a fall in productivity, either due to absenteeism, employees being unable to complete work, or...

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19th October 2017

Parliament Proposes New Statutory Leave for Grieving Parents

Katy Parkinson Napthens LLP – Employment Law Specialist

  This week The Parental Bereavement (Pay and Leave) Bill has been introduced to Parliament which, if passed, will entitle parents...

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07th September 2017

Supporting employees who have premature or poorly babies

Katy Parkinson Napthens LLP – Employment Law Specialist

Almost 100,000 babies are born prematurely or poorly each year, which is a significant proportion when considered against the fact...

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20th July 2017

The Taylor Review and Working Practices

Katy Parkinson Napthens LLP – Employment Law Specialist

Within the last week, the Government published its review into modern working practices and the current state of the law....

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19th June 2017

Handling diabetes in the workplace

Katy Parkinson Napthens LLP – Employment Law Specialist

There are around 4.5 million people living with diabetes in the UK and approximately 700 diagnoses per day, the equivalent...

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07th April 2017

Ensuring continuing compliance with National Minimum Wage Regulations

Katy Parkinson Napthens LLP – Employment Law Specialist

The National Living Wage (NLW) was introduced as part of the National Minimum Wage (NMW) Regulations in April 2016 and...

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02nd March 2017

Employment Status Review

Katy Parkinson Napthens LLP – Employment Law Specialist

Earlier this month, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills published its Employment Status Review which evaluates the current model...

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21st November 2016

Cancer Discrimination – One in Five Patients Face Discrimination at Work

Katy Parkinson Napthens LLP – Employment Law Specialist

New research by Macmillan Cancer Support and Yougov finds that one in five cancer patients face discrimination at work. That's...

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15th October 2016

Shared Parental Leave – Discrimination Against Fathers

Katy Parkinson Napthens LLP – Employment Law Specialist

Shared Parental Leave (SPL) was introduced in April 2015, as a more family friendly and flexible way in which working...

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