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Notice of birth for paternity leave

Notice of birth for paternity leaveAs well as giving notice to request paternity leave, employees must give a further notice confirming the date on which the child was born or placed for adoption. Use our notice to make it easy for them to do this.No... 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
 
 

Acknowledgement of notification of adoption leave 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
 
 

Adoption leave and pay policy

Adoption leave and pay policyTaking time off for adoption leave is still a relatively rare occurrence but it's worth having a policy to let employees know their entitlements. In most cases, this will be by reference to the statutory rights.Adoption le... Read more
 
 

Paternity leave request form

Paternity leave request formPaternity leave (previously called ordinary paternity leave) entitles eligible employees to take either one or two weeks' paid time off work following the birth of their child (or following the placement of a child for adop... Read more
 
 

Reply to keeping in touch day request

Reply to keeping in touch day requestIf an employee asks to work a "keeping in touch" day during their maternity or adoption leave, you can either agree to their request or decline it; it's entirely your choice and our letter covers both options. Statut... Read more
 
 

Period of leave notice for shared parental leave

Period of leave notice for shared parental leaveAn employee must give not less than eight weeks' written notice of each block of shared parental leave (SPL) they intend to take by submitting a period of leave notice for shared parental leave.Notice re... Read more
 
 

Parental leave request form

Parental leave request formBoth male and female employees are entitled to take unpaid parental leave to look after a child under 18 in respect of whom they have parental responsibility. This could involve the employee taking up to 18 weeks off work, ... Read more
 
 

Maternity leave plan

Maternity leave planFemale employees are entitled to take maternity leave and may be entitled to statutory maternity pay where they are expecting a child, provided they comply with important notification requirements.Maternity leave entitlementFemale... Read more
 
 

Paternity leave policy

Paternity leave policyPaternity leave essentially enables eligible employees (usually fathers) to take up to two weeks off work following the birth or adoption of their child. Our policy statement sets out the employee's statutory rights to paternity ... Read more
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