Article Tag: antenatal appointments

Extension of family-friendly rights for employees and agency workers

The Department for Business Innovation & Skills has this week published a guide on the new right to unpaid time off to accompany an expectant mother to antenatal appointments. Pregnant employees and agency workers currently have a legal right to paid time off to attend antenatal appointments. From 1 October 2014, the right to attend… Read more »

The Children and Families Act 2014

On 13 March 2014 the Children and Families Act 2014 received royal assent and will introduce a number of changes this year for working parents. The changes The right to request flexible working From 30 June 2014, the right to request flexible working will be extended to all employees. Currently the right to request flexible… Read more »