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Career breaks and sabbaticals

New and updated

  • New model policies on sabbaticals and career breaks

    Date:
    12 February 2019
    Type:
    Editor's choice

    XpertHR's Policies and documents tool has been improved with new versions of our example policies on sabbaticals and career breaks. They are accompanied by model contract clauses and letters.

  • Sabbatical leave contract clause

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    Revised to reflect current practice around sabbaticals, including examples of how long they might last and the differences between sabbaticals and career breaks.

  • Sabbatical leave policy

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    Revised to reflect current practice around sabbaticals, including examples of how long they might last and the differences between sabbaticals and career breaks.

  • Career breaks policy

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    Revised to reflect current practice around career breaks, including examples of how long they might last and the differences between career breaks and sabbaticals.

  • Letter confirming a sabbatical

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    Revised to reflect current practice around sabbaticals, including further details on the terms of employment during sabbaticals, keeping in contact, and the return to work.

  • Letter declining a sabbatical

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    Revised to reflect current practice around sabbaticals, including further examples of why an employer might decline an employee's request for a sabbatical.

  • Career breaks contract clause

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    A model contract clause to allow employees to take career breaks.

  • Letter confirming a career break

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    A model letter to send to an employee when a career break has been agreed.

  • Letter declining a career break

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    A model letter to inform an employee that their application for a career break has been rejected.

  • How to manage career breaks

    Type:
    How to

    Practical guidance on dealing with career breaks (sometimes referred to as sabbaticals).

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HR and legal information and guidance relating to career breaks and sabbaticals.