All items: Family-friendly rights

  • Paternity leave and pay

    Line manager briefing on paternity leave and pay, including eligibility for paternity leave and pay, employees' rights during and after paternity leave, and employees' choices with regard to scheduling paternity leave.

  • Requests for flexible working

    Line manager briefing looking at the law and best practice on handling requests for flexible working.

  • Ordinary parental leave

    Line manager briefing looking at the law and best practice on managing ordinary parental leave.

  • Maternity leave and pay

    Line manager briefing looking at the rights of employees who become pregnant and take maternity leave, including paid time off for antenatal care, health and safety rights during pregnancy, eligibility for maternity leave, return to work after maternity leave and maternity pay.

  • Maternity rights in specific situations

    Line manager briefing looking at maternity rights that apply in specific situations, including sickness absence during pregnancy, early and late births, pay rises during pregnancy or maternity leave and redundancy during maternity leave. It also explores how to deal with requests to return to work part time.

  • Time off for dependants

    Line manager briefing explaining the right to take time off for dependants and guiding line managers on dealing with employees who take time off under this right.

About this category

Clear, simply written briefings on employment law and good practice specially designed for line managers: family-friendly rights.