Course: Family Leave and Care

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for any manager who is responsible for dealing with employee requests and implementing family friendly working practices. It is also suitable for those who advise or provide administration support to others on how to manage requests.

Course Objectives

This course will help managers to:

  • Keep up to date with the latest developments regarding family leave and care
  • Follow a clear and structured process to deal with requests
  • Assess the impact of an employee’s rights and requests on the business

Example Course Content

Introduction and objectives

Maternity Rights
– Maternity leave
– Maternity pay
– During maternity leave
– Employers and employees responsibilities
– Returning to work

Adoption Rights
– Adoption pay
– Adoption leave
– During adoption leave
– Returning to work

Paternity Leave
– Eligibility to take leave
– Notification requirements
– Paternity leave and pay period
– Returning to work

Parental Leave
– Eligibility to take leave
– Notification requirements
– Paternal leave period
– Returning to work

Time Off For Dependants
– Identifying a dependant
– Types of emergencies
– Duration of time off
– Refusing a request

Flexible Working
– Eligibility to make a request
– The process to follow
– Refusing a request
– Appeals