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Adoption (8 articles)
Understand your rights to leave and pay on the adoption of a child.
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Benefits and Tax Credits (10 categories)
An overview of benefits for working families.
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Childcare (4 articles)
Finding care for your child and how your employer can help you.
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) (7 articles)
FAQs about coronavirus and your employment rights, and what financial support might be available.
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Discrimination as a parent/carer (11 articles)
Understand what to do if you have been treated unfairly because you are pregnant, have a new baby, are caring for a dependant or exercised one of your statutory parental rights.
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Emergency, Parental and Parental Bereavement Leave (8 articles)
Information on rights to leave and pay and Time off for Dependants, unpaid Parental Leave and Parental Bereavement Leave.
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Employment Rights (3 articles)
Information to help you understand your rights at work.Practitioners may also find the information on our Employment Tribunal pages useful.
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Employment Tribunals (2 articles)
Resources for practitioners who support working parents in bringing an employment tribunal claim.
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Flexible Working (14 articles)
Would you like to change your working hours? We give our advice on flexible working.
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Paternity (4 articles)
Your guide to Paternity rights, pay and leave.
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Parents and carers of dependants with a disability (10 articles)
Information and resources for people who work or wish to work and have caring responsibilities for dependants with a disability.
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Pregnancy and Maternity (4 articles)
Your rights during pregnancy and maternity leave, including returning to work and discrimination.
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Shared Parental Leave (26 articles)
Information on new leave and pay rights for parents of babies due or children being placed for adoption on or after 5th April 2015.
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Toolkit for parents (2 articles)
If you’re expecting a new child in your family, you probably have lots of questions about maternity leave and pay, benefits, paternity rights and rights to request flexible working. Our popular factsheets summarise the information you are most likely to need at this crucial time, as well as parents of older children.
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Universal Credit (3 articles)
An overview of some of the features of Universal Credit. Universal Credit is the main income-based benefit for people of working age who are making new claims. It is due to replace six existing benefits and tax credits over the next few years.
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