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Letter confirming a career break

Letter confirming a career breakIf you grant an employee time off work for a career break or sabbatical, you should confirm the provisions relating to it in writing, even if you already have a policy in place governing the situation. In particular it... Read more
 
 

Adoption leave request form

Adoption leave request formBoth male and female employees are entitled to take adoption leave and may be entitled to statutory adoption pay where they adopt a new child. However, only one partner is eligible to take adoption leave and they must provi... Read more
 
 

Family emergencies absence form

Family emergencies absence formEmployees are entitled to take a reasonable amount of time off during working hours to deal with emergencies involving dependants. The time off is unpaid and is only for as long as is necessary to help the employee to c... Read more
 
 

Insufficient notice of return from maternity leave

Insufficient notice of return from maternity leaveIf an employee asks to return to work early before the expiry of her one year of maternity leave, it's important that she gives the proper minimum eight weeks' advance notice of an early return. Use our... Read more
 
 

Letter triggering maternity leave due to absence for pregnancy-related reasons

Letter triggering maternity leave due to absence for pregnancy-related reasonsIf a pregnant employee is absent from work wholly or partly because of a pregnancy-related illness after the beginning of the fourth week before her expected week of childb... Read more
 
 

Offer of suitable alternative work during pregnancy

Offer of suitable alternative work during pregnancyIf, for health and safety reasons, a pregnant employee or an employee who has recently given birth cannot continue to perform her normal job duties, you are obliged to offer her suitable alternative ... Read more
 
 

Letter suspending an employee during pregnancy

Letter suspending an employee during pregnancyIf, on health and safety grounds, a pregnant employee or an employee who has recently given birth cannot continue to perform her normal job duties and there is no suitable alternative employment to offer ... Read more
 
 

Letter to employee on maternity leave

Letter to employee on maternity leave Once an employee on maternity leave has given birth, it's a good idea to write and congratulate her. You can also use this as a useful opportunity to remind her of the expected return date and to raise the issue o... Read more
 
 

Letter postponing parental leave

Letter postponing parental leaveUse our precedent letter if you need to postpone an employee's period of parental leave under the rules of the default scheme. However, you can only postpone by up to six months and you can't postpone at all where an emp... Read more
 
 

Approval of parental leave request

Approval of parental leave requestUnless you postpone parental leave in accordance with the statutory provisions, you must accept an employee's parental leave request. Request grantedOnce you receive a parental leave request, assuming it's been made co... Read more
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