Employers that enhance shared parental pay are twice as likely to receive shared parental leave requests as those that offer the statutory rate, according to research released by XpertHR Benchmarking.
A type of leave that is available to parents with babies due on or after 5 April 2015, and to adoptive parents of children who are placed for adoption on or after 5 April 2015.
A model letter to send to an employee on shared parental leave whose job has been identified as redundant, as soon as a suitable alternative vacancy is available.
A model letter informing an employee who is made redundant while on shared parental leave that no suitable alternative vacancy exists.
A model letter confirming to an employee who is made redundant while on shared parental leave that he or she has accepted a suitable alternative vacancy.
A model letter informing an employee who is made redundant while on shared parental leave of the consequences of turning down a suitable alternative vacancy.
In this week's podcast, we are once again joined by special guest Jo Broadbent, who handles your technical questions on dealing with shared parental leave requests and employees' entitlement to shared parental pay.
On this week's XpertHR Weekly, we are joined by special guest Jo Broadbent, who goes back to basics and explains what shared parental leave is, who is entitled to this new right, and how it differs to other types of family-friendly leave and pay.
According to latest XpertHR research, HR supports shared parental leave "in principle", but it is concerned that the new right is complex to administer.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to shared parental leave and shared parental pay.