Rob Coates

July 4, 2016

Parental Leave

Eligible employees can take unpaid parental leave to look after their child’s welfare, eg to: spend more time with their children look at new schools settle […]
July 4, 2016

Time off for Family and Dependants

Employees are allowed time off to deal with an emergency involving a dependant. A dependant could be a spouse, partner, child, grandchild, parent, or someone who depends […]
July 4, 2016

Sick Leave

Employees only need a fit note from a doctor after 7 days off work sick. If they are ill just before or during their holiday, they […]
July 4, 2016

Shared Parental Leave and Pay

Employees may be able to get Shared Parental Leave (SPL) and Statutory Shared Parental Pay (ShPP) if: the baby is due on or after 5 April 2015 they adopt […]
July 4, 2016

Paternity Leave and Pay

Employees may be entitled to the following when their partner is having a baby, adopting a child or having a baby through a surrogacy arrangement: 1 […]
July 4, 2016

Maternity Leave and Pay

When an employee is pregnant they may be eligible for: Statutory Maternity Leave Statutory Maternity Pay Paid time off for antenatal care Leave Statutory Maternity Leave […]
July 4, 2016

Holiday Pay

Holiday pay: the basics Workers are entitled to a week’s pay for each week of leave they take. A week’s pay is worked out according to […]
July 4, 2016

Holiday Entitlement

Almost all workers are legally entitled to 5.6 weeks’ paid holiday per year (known as statutory leave entitlement or annual leave). An employer can include bank […]