The law on time off work, including the prescribed reasons for which employers must permit employees to take a reasonable amount of time off work such as time off for dependants, for pregnant employees to attend ante-natal appointments, for adoption appointments, for public duties, for trade union officials to carry out certain duties and for workers to accompany a colleague to a disciplinary or grievance meeting.
Practical guidance on dealing with requests for time off for antenatal care, including the right for fathers and partners to attend appointments.
A table summarising the compensation payable for breaches of time off rights.
A model request for statutory time off form.
A table setting out the statutory rights to time off work.
Use this model letter to respond to a request from an individual for time off to attend an antenatal appointment with his or her pregnant partner.
A model declaration form for an individual who has requested time off to accompany his or her pregnant partner at an antenatal appointment.
A model letter explaining the right for staff to request time off to accompany their pregnant partner at an antenatal appointment.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to time off for antenatal care.