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Holidays, time off, sick leave, maternity and paternity pay

Find out about holiday entitlement, maternity allowance, sick pay and bank holidays.

  1. Help taking time off work

    Find out about maternity or paternity leave, taking time off work and sick leave.

  2. Public and bank holidays

    Find out about public and bank holidays in Scotland – including past and future bank holidays.

  3. Time off for family and dependants (compassionate leave)

    Your legal right to time off to care for dependants – when you can take time off, how long you get, your rights.

  4. Time off work for public duties

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

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