Time Off For Family And Dependants

Employees have the right to take a reasonable amount of time off for family and dependants to deal with an emergency. Emergency Time Off The right to time off for family and dependants enables employees to deal with an unexpected or sudden problem, and make any necessary longer-term arrangements, and not to be dismissed orContinue reading “Time Off For Family And Dependants”

Parental Leave Rights

Employed parents with one year of service with their employer are entitled to take a period of unpaid parental leave to care for a child. Unpaid Parental Leave Employed parents are entitled to unpaid parental leave. The leave must be to care for a child. They need to have employee status and to have workedContinue reading “Parental Leave Rights”

Shared Parental Leave And Pay

Shared parental leave enables qualifying new parents to share the balance of the mother’s statutory leave and pay. Shared Parental Leave Qualifying new parents have had the opportunity to share the balance of the mother’s 52 weeks of statutory leave and 39 weeks of statutory pay as shared parental leave and shared parental pay, afterContinue reading “Shared Parental Leave And Pay”

Paternity Leave And Pay

Paternity leave entitlement is either one week or two consecutive weeks of leave from after the child’s birth or from a chosen date later. Paternity leave Eligible employees can decide to start their paternity leave after the date of the child’s birth (whether this is earlier or later than expected), or from a chosen date.Continue reading “Paternity Leave And Pay”

Maternity Leave And Pay

Maternity leave entitlement is to 26 weeks of ordinary leave and 26 weeks of additional leave. Maternity Leave Maternity leave is a right from the first day of employment but there are eligibility requirements for statutory pay. The entitlement is to 26 weeks of ordinary leave and 26 weeks of additional leave. If the employeeContinue reading “Maternity Leave And Pay”

Working Parents’ Rights

Working parents have a number of rights and entitlements under UK employment law, including maternity leave, and paternity leave. Rights Of Working Parents Working parents have a number of rights and entitlements under UK employment law. Maternity Leave And Pay All pregnant employees are entitled to reasonable time off for antenatal care. From the firstContinue reading “Working Parents’ Rights”