Updated to reflect that the Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill was published on 13 October 2017.
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.
A model policy policy on time off for dependants covering circumstances in which right to time off for dependants applies, procedure, pay, how much time off can be taken and what happens when the employer finds that false information has been provided.
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.