An overview of shared parental leave, with links to more in depth guidance and resources.
Guidance and detailed examples of how partners can share and/or split leave using the Shared Parental Leave scheme.
A detailed guide to eligibility for Shared Parental Leave and Shared Parental Pay.
This article explains in detail how to give notice for and book Shared Parental Leave and Pay.
Steps you can take if your employer refuses to allow you to take statutory Shared Parental Leave and/or Pay.
Overview of your rights to annual leave, car allowances, commissions and bonuses, pay rises, childcare vouchers, pension contributions and other contractual benefits during Shared Parental Leave.
Can I be dismissed or treated unfairly because I took Shared Parental Leave? Do I have a right to return to my job?
Frequently asked questions about annual leave and family leave.
If you are adopting with your partner, and you meet the eligibility requirements, you can take SPL. You and your partner can decide how to split up and share leave in the same way as other parents. Partners can share up to 52 weeks of adoption leave and 39 weeks of Statutory Adoption Pay.
Why take Shared Parental Leave? What’s in it for me; Top tips for mothers This is a guest article by YESS law with help from Working Families and Maternity Action.
Where can I go to find more information about shared parental leave?
Watch our full range of short films about Shared Parental Leave.
Your rights if you are facing dismissal while pregnant, on maternity leave, or soon after.
Information on your rights if you are made redundant while on maternity leave or just after you return to work.