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Search results: 15 article(s) found in topic: Time off - keyword: Dependant's leave

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WORK AND PARENTS

Q&A - dependants’ leave for inset days

TIME OFF

Paid time off to attend a funeral?

Apparently, nearly 20% of employees have been forced to take annual or unpaid leave to attend the funeral of a close relative or friend. This suggests there’s a right to paid time off to attend a funeral - but is there? More...

DEPENDANT’S LEAVE

Dependant’s leave and contacting the employer

In Ellis v Ratcliff Palfinger Ltd 2014 the employee claimed that he had been unfairly dismissed for exercising his statutory right to take dependant’s leave. But his claim failed because he didn’t do one vital thing. What was it? More...

TIME OFF

Time off: caring for a terminally ill dependant

An employee has just taken dependant’s leave as a close relative has been diagnosed with a terminal illness. They now want further time off in order to provide care. What are your options? More...

TIME OFF

Q&A - is a sick pet a domestic emergency?

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...

TIME OFF

What is reasonable time off for bereavement?

Dealing with a grieving employee can be difficult at the best of times, especially if it concerns the death of someone close. So how should you handle requests for time off following a bereavement, and do they have any right to be paid? More...

DEPENDANT’S LEAVE

Q&A - When to use dependant’s leave

COMPASSIONATE LEAVE

Must we pay?

One of your employees has taken leave, as his parent is ill. Trouble is, he doesn’t know when he’ll be back at work. Must you continue paying him and should you introduce a policy for dealing with future cases? More...
Last updated: 07.12.2018

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