Updated to reflect that the Time Off for Public Duties Order 2018 is in force from 1 October 2018, extending the right to unpaid time off work to perform public duties to four groups of volunteers in the criminal justice system.
Practical guidance on dealing with requests for time off for antenatal care, including the right for fathers and partners to attend appointments.
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.
A model letter to respond to a request for time off for an antenatal appointment.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to antenatal care.