HRreview’s InsideHR webinar series, exploring, discussing and developing the latest issues and trends in HR, continues this week with a debate around the shared parental leave (SPL) legislation that came into effect in April. Our own James Marsh, Head of Consulting here at Symposium, returns to chair a discussion with Jennifer Liston-Smith, Director at My Family Care, Carolanne Minashi, Head of EMEA Diversity, Employee Relations and Engagement at Citi, and Emma Codd, Managing Partner for Talent at Deloitte.
There’s plenty more to come too. Below are the details of the next three installments of this popular new series, which you can access for free…
Shared parental leave – 21 May
The UK has trailed many of its European and Scandinavian counterparts when it comes to shared parental leave, but no longer. Expectant parents with babies born or adopted on or after April 5th 2015 now have a choice in how they share their parental leave. This discussion will look at the take up over the first few months and examine the UK’s appetite for this forward-thinking approach. We will share case studies, look at best practice and offer some insights into the key lessons from the past few months.
This election may prove to be one of the most closely fought, contentious and ultimately confusing in recent history. With most commentators expecting the new Government to be a two or even three party coalition this InsideHR debate will delve into the post election aftermath. We will unravel the policies and examine their likely impact on HR departments across the country.
The UK’s Ageing Workforce Debate – 18 June
Changes to retirement age, healthier lifestyles and advances in medicine means we are all living and working for longer. Many employees welcome the opportunity to work and contribute beyond the traditional age of retirement however this does present some challenges to employers. Health policies, flexible working & evolving job roles must be taken into consideration when preparing for the long term future of your employees.