Managing Parental Leave: A Guide for Small Business Owners

Managing Parental Leave: A Guide for Small Business Owners

Since April 5th April 2015 parents have been able to take shared parental leave between them when they have or adopt a baby. As an employer, did you know that parents are also entitled to Parental Leave? Despite the very similar name, this is a different entitlement...
KIT and SPLIT Days Explained

KIT and SPLIT Days Explained

As a small business employer, you may already be aware of KIT days.  Now that Shared Parental Leave has been introduced, employers need to be aware of SPLIT days too. What are KIT and SPLIT days? KIT stands for Keeping in Touch days – these are days that mothers...
Ten Things Employers Should Have in their Maternity Policy

Ten Things Employers Should Have in their Maternity Policy

Every small business should have a clear maternity policy so that employees know exactly what their maternity rights are. Whether you are writing a new maternity policy from scratch or simply updating an existing one, use our comprehensive guide to help you create a...
Is Your Small Business Positive About Shared Parental Leave?

Is Your Small Business Positive About Shared Parental Leave?

If you’re a small business owner, you may still be getting to grips with SPL (Shared Parental Leave). Whilst employers do not have to comply with SPL requests, it is in your benefit to embrace family-friendly policies. Employees value staff benefits and often...
Is Your Small Business Ready for Shared Parental Leave?

Is Your Small Business Ready for Shared Parental Leave?

Shared Parental Leave will have an impact on employees who have a new baby or adopt from 5th April 2015. If you have members of staff that are planning on starting a family, it’s likely that you’ll receive questions about how this will work on a practical basis. So,...