We’re aiming to achieve greater involvement from both parents from the earliest stages of pregnancy.
From 1 October 2014, expectant fathers, or the partner of a pregnant woman, will be entitled to take unpaid time off work to attend antenatal appointments with their partner.
This is a guide for employers, including information on:
- who is entitled
- how much time an employee can take off
- an employee’s right to redress if their request for time off is refused