Employmentbuddy - Your best buddy in human resources

Time off for dependants factsheet

All employees have a statutory right to take reasonable time off work to take necessary action in certain unexpected situations affecting their dependants to make any necessary longer term arrangements.

Part time workers factsheet

RegulationsThe Part-time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2000 (the "Regulations") came into force on 1 July 2000.   The aim of the Regulations is to ensure that part-time workers

Career breaks factsheet

Introduction There are a number of reasons why employees may want to take a break from their career, including to travel, undertake further education or to raise a family.   Implementing a

Time off factsheet

Introduction Employees are entitled to time off work for a variety of reasons. Some of these areas are addressed in separate fact sheets, namely:Holidays and rest periodsSickness absenceAdoption leaveMaternity leavePaternity leave

Table of rights to time off factsheet

TYPE OF LEAVETHE ENTITLEMENT IN GENERAL TERMSPAID/UNPAIDAnnual leave 5.6 weeks from 1st April 2009 (if full-time, otherwise pro-rated) or maximum of 28 days.Paid

Flexible working requests factsheet

Employees do not have a right to work flexibly, per se.However, qualifying employees have a statutory right under the Employment Rights Act 1996 to have their statutory requests for flexible

Homeworking factsheet

The growth in the number of people working from home has been enabled by technological and legal advancements and driven by corporate initiatives such as “work life balance” and “flexible



Page 1 of 1