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.
Updated to take account of the General Data Protection Regulation, in force from 25 May 2018.
The employment tribunal held that a mother's six absences totalling seven days in a 12-month period constituted a "reasonable" amount of time off for dependants under s.57A of the Employment Rights Act 1996.
Definition from the XpertHR glossary.
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.
A quiz for line managers to test their knowledge on the law and practice relating to time off for dependants.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to time off for dependants.