Time Off For Family And Dependants

Employees have the right to take a reasonable period of time off work to deal with an emergency involving a dependant, and not to be dismissed or victimised for doing so. The right enables employees to deal with an unexpected or sudden problem, and make any necessary longer-term arrangements. Section 57A of the Employment RightsContinue reading “Time Off For Family And Dependants”

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 first day of employment there is an entitlement to 26 weeks’ ordinary maternity leave and 26 weeks additional maternity leave. More About Maternity LeaveContinue reading “Working Parents”