Meet the (Grand) Parents – Parental leave to be extended to grand parents

It has been 6 months since shared parental leave has been introduced and whilst it has yet to revolutionise parenting it is very much an option for soon to be parents. At the Conservative party conference, George Osborne announced plans to extend shared parental leave towards Grandparents. It is estimated that nearly 50% of parents rely [...]

Bribery and corruption – Sepp Blatter and FIFA

Perhaps the least surprising revelation this year is that there is evidence that FIFA may be corrupt. The recent FBI investigation into alleged institutionalised corruption at FIFA has resulted in the arrest of 18 officials and also culminated in FIFA President, Sepp Blatter, resigning. There are currently ongoing investigations into allegations of bribery and racketeering [...]

Peter Willey and George Sharp V The England and Wales Cricket Boards (ECB)

  Anyone for Cricket? We’re soon to enter cricket season so it’s timely to report on the outcome of two Employment Tribunal age discrimination claims brought by two former cricket umpires. Peter Willey and George Sharp were removed from their posts as ‘first class’ umpires after reaching the England and Wales Cricket Board’s (ECB) ‘expected [...]