Proposed Changes to Parental Leave

14th March 2013

Proposals to change the way parents can share maternity leave have been outlined as part of the Children and Families Bill.

The government plans to change the current arrangements which have been criticised by some employees as being ‘inflexible’.

The Bill also introduces the extension of the right to request flexible working to all employees not just parents and carers.

Under the new system:

Please be aware that these changes are proposal at present.  We will keep you informed of developments.

Internet link: Press release

Posted – 14/03/2013