Family leave

Maternity, paternity and adoption leave; shared parental leave, parental leave; time off for dependants and compassionate leave.

Services and information

Maternity and paternity leave

Information about maternity and paternity leave.

Parental leave

Parental Leave regulations specify that parental leave applies only for children born after 15th December 1999.

Adoption leave

If you decide to adopt a child, you are entitled to a period of adoption leave up to maximum of 52 weeks.

Carers needs

Information about carers needs.

Compassionate leave

Compassionate leave will be given following the loss of a close family relative.