Employment law - Work and parents


Everything related to maternity, paternity, parental leave, time off


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Policy
Maternity policyOur policy statement sets out the statutory rules relating to maternity leave and pay. It ensures employees fully understand their rights and entitlements, as well as their obligations in relation to notifying you of their pregnancy, ... Read more
UPDATED18 Jan 2019
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Policy
Time off for dependants policyEmployees have a statutory right to unpaid time off work to deal with certain unexpected or sudden events or situations involving a dependant. Our time off for dependants policy statement sets out the employee's statutory... Read more
15 Nov 2018
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Letter
Breastfeeding arrangements letterSend our letter to an employee returning from maternity leave to confirm the arrangements that you've made to support them in breastfeeding their baby after their return to work. The law states that you must provide a ... Read more
10 Oct 2017
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Letter
Paternity rights following loss of pregnancy letterWhere an employee's wife or partner suffers either a miscarriage or a stillbirth, only if their wife or partner was more than 24 weeks' pregnant will the employee be eligible for paternity leave. Send ... Read more
08 May 2017
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Letter
Letter discussing removal of health risks during pregnancyIf your risk assessment identifies health and safety risks for a pregnant employee, use our letter to arrange a meeting with her to discuss removing or reducing those risks. If that proves not... Read more
03 Mar 2017
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Policy
Shared parental leave and pay policyOur policy statement sets out the statutory rules relating to shared parental leave and pay. It ensures employees fully understand their rights, as well as their obligations, in relation to ending their maternity o... Read more
02 Mar 2017
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Letter
Acknowledgement of single period of SPL If an eligible employee has requested a single, continuous period of shared parental leave (SPL), they're entitled to take that leave on the dates they have notified. Use our acknowledgement letter to set out th... Read more
06 Jan 2017
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Letter
Acknowledgement of notification of adoption leave letterYou must formally respond in writing to an employee who has notified an intention to take adoption leave. If you fail to do so, you can't complain if the employee then returns early from adoption... Read more
06 Jan 2017
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Letter
Acknowledgement of notification of maternity leave letterYou must formally respond in writing to an employee who has notified her intention to take maternity leave. If you fail to do so, you can't complain if the employee then returns early from mater... Read more
06 Jan 2017
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Letter
Reply to request for early return from maternity leave This letter may be used by an employer where an employee gives notice that they wish to return early from maternity leave. If insufficient notice is given, you may choose to accept the date for ... Read more
02 Dec 2016
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