Podcast: Family-friendly leave

There are a number of different family-friendly rights and it can be difficult to keep on top of them. We discuss the various types of family-friendly leave, including: who is entitled to the leave; the amount of leave available; any requirements for the leave; and whether or not it is paid. We also touch on the Government's plans to extend shared parental leave and pay to working grandparents.

In addition to listening to the audio, you can download the podcast transcript.

The timestamps below will help you to navigate to each type of leave discussed in this podcast, including:

  • maternity leave and adoption leave [01:11];
  • paternity leave [03:45];
  • ordinary parental leave [05:51]; and
  • shared parental leave [06:22].

Presenter Ellie Gelder is joined by Sarah Anderson. Edited and produced by Clare Allerton.

Family-friendly leave

2 September 2016