Family Leave

Expert guidance and support for businesses in managing employee family leave requests, including in complex circumstances.

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Family Leave

Manage employee family leave with confidence and sensitivity

Fulfilling your responsibilities in relation to family leave, including maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave, is much easier with the right legal advice.

Our specialist employment solicitors will ensure that you and your employees understand their obligations and entitlements in this area and can advise you in complex circumstances, such as when someone on family leave is made redundant. 

We have considerable expertise in preparing policies and the correspondence relating to family leave entitlements and return-to-work arrangements. For instance, by providing advice on dealing with requests for changes to working patterns on returning to work, such as flexible working arrangements.

We can also support you in the event of a job role being made redundant while the employee is on a period of family leave. Such circumstances can be complex to navigate and can give rise to complicated employment tribunal claims if not handled carefully and in line with the legal requirements in this area.

For advice and support with employee family leave policies or disputes, talk to our specialist employment team in St Albans, Harpenden or Luton.


OUr Employment LAW team


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