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Statutory leave and time off

Information on staff time off - holidays, maternity, paternity, parental leave, sick pay, career breaks, public duties e.g. jury service, justice of the peace.

  1. Giving staff time off for jury service

    What you can do if an employee is called up for jury service, and how to sort out their pay or help them claim an allowance.

  2. Maternity, paternity and parental leave: employer guide

    Information on the leave staff are eligible for when having or adopting a child.

  3. Time off work for public duties

    Taking time off work for public duties, rights and responsibilities for employees and employers.

  4. Career breaks

    Career breaks – eligibility and notice periods, contract terms and conditions

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