Diverse parental leave options

Parental Leave Permutations

The entitlements under the Parental Leave and Employment Protection Act 1987 are not easily summarised. The best summary I have seen is this table issued by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. Yet, you almost need a degree to interpret it. However, that’s not the fault of the Ministry

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More Parental Leave

More, more, more. That is the effect of recent changes to rights relating to parental leave. Not only will more people now be entitled to paid leave, the periods of paid and extended leave have also increased. There is also a provision to allow parents to keep in touch with

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Can I Be Made Redundant While On Parental Leave?

Yes, you can. But before making your position redundant, your employer must be particularly careful that they have not treated you just like any other employee. That is because employees on parental leave have some special protections. If your employer does not satisfy these higher standards, your dismissal may be

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