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DEPENDANTS’ LEAVE

Dependants’ leave during school holidays

During the school holidays many working parents struggle with childcare arrangements, particularly over the summer months. At what point does a childcare problem entitle an employee to take dependants’ leave? More...

WORK AND PARENTS

Q&A - dependants’ leave: making up time

FLEXIBLE WORKING

Employees with care responsibilities for adults

The percentage of employees with care responsibilities for adult family members is increasing and will continue to rise with an ageing population and workforce. Must you grant them any time off for this purpose? More...

TIME OFF

Time off for dependants: what’s “reasonable”?

From day one of employment, all employees have the right to “reasonable” unpaid time off to deal with emergencies involving their dependants. But how do you decide if an event is reasonable or not? More...

DEPENDANT’S LEAVE

Deducting pay for dependant’s leave

An employee was two hours late because their child’s carer failed to turn up. You’ve agreed that this time can be taken as unpaid dependant’s leave, but just how much can you deduct from their pay? What’s the latest tribunal ruling? More...

WORK AND PARENTS

Q&A - their child’s school is closed; now what?

PATERNITY LEAVE

Does statutory paternity leave cover childbirth?

One of your employees, a first-time father-to-be, insists that he has the right to paid time off to attend the birth of his child. Do statutory paternity leave rights cover this event? If not, what’s the legal position? More...

DEPENDANT’S LEAVE

Dependant’s leave for unexpected problems

Employees may take reasonable time off to deal with emergencies involving dependants. So what if one says that in two weeks’ time she will have “a childcare problem”. That’s not last minute, so does her request qualify? More...

DEPENDANT’S LEAVE

Does the leave request qualify?

An employee had recently rung in to explain that he needed some leave as his childcare arrangements had fallen through. Our subscriber agreed, but he’s now made the same request again. Must they allow it? More...

NEWS - DEPENDANT’S LEAVE

A good enough reason?

Employees have the legal right to ask for unpaid leave to look after a dependant. But how far do they have to go in communicating the reason for the leave? More...
Last updated: 12.12.2018

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