Glossary of Acronyms commonly used in Employment Relations

AcasAdvisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service
AMLAdditional Maternity Leave
APLAdditional Paternity Leave
APL&PAdditional Paternity Leave & Pay
ASPPAdditional Statutory Paternity Pay
BERRDepartment for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform
BREBetter Regulation Executive
CABCitizens Advice Bureau
DDADisability Discrimination Act
DWPDepartment for Work and Pensions
EASEmployment Agnecy Standards
ECHREuropean Court of Human Rights
EFAEmployers Forum on Age
EHRCEquality and Human Rights Commission
FSBFederation of Small Businesses
GEOGovernment Equalities Office
HMRCHM Revenue & Customs
HSEHealth and Safety Executive
JCHRJoint Committee on Human Rights
LELLower Earnings Limit (below which you don’t qualify for statutory payments)
MAMaternity Allowance
NMWNational Minimum Wage
OMLOrdinary Maternity Leave
RIARegulatory Impact Assessment
SAPStatutory Adoption Pay
SDASex Discrimination Act (1975)
SMPStatutory Maternity Pay
SPPStatutory Paternity Pay
TUPEThe Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE)
WLBWork-life balance
WTRWorking Time Regulations