Understand your rights to leave and pay on the adoption of a child.
A comprehensive guide to benefits for working families.
Finding care for your child and how your employer can help you.
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.
Information on rights to leave and pay and Time off for Dependants.
Information to help you understand your rights at work.Practitioners may also find the information on our Employment Tribunal pages useful.
Resources for practitioners who support working parents in bringing an employment tribunal claim.
Would you like to change your working hours? We give our advice on flexible working.
Your guide to Paternity rights, pay and leave.
Information and resources for people who work or wish to work and have caring responsibilities for dependants with a disability.
Your rights during pregnancy and maternity leave, including returning to work and discrimination.
Information on new leave and pay rights for parents of babies due or children being placed for adoption on or after 5th April 2015.
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.
A comprehensive guide to Universal Credit, a new benefit which will replace six existing benefits and tax credits over the next few years.
How to help parents in employment: asking for flexible working, taking time off for your children and help with childcare costs
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Our Legal Helpline gives parents and carers advice on employment rights such as maternity and paternity leave, rights to time off in an emergency, and parental leave, as well as helping them to negotiate the flexible hours they want.
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