- Unpaid leave is available to employees with one year’s period of service.
- Parental leave is not to be confused with shared parental leave and pay.
- From 5th April 2015, parental leave can be taken in respect of children up to 18 years old.
- 18 weeks of parental leave is available in total.
- Employees cannot take more than four weeks of leave a year, unless their employer agrees otherwise.