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Maternity, Paternity, Adoption and Shared Parental Leave policies

Code of Practice on Maternity and Other Family Leave

The College has a Code of Practice [PDF 95KB] which includes information for managers about a range of provisions:

Shared Parental Leave

Please read the documents below for advice and guidance on the new Shared Parental Leave scheme which was introduced in April 2015:


Please see below all of the relevant forms should you wish to submit a request for Shared Parental Leave:


Risk Assessment

If you are pregnant, you and your manager will need, early in the pregnancy, to review together:

  • the health and safety risk assessment for your work and workplace; and
  • how you may be affected while you are pregnant or breast-feeding.

The College has a form to help you do this:

Employee Guides

In addition the College has produced an employee guide for staff on the following issues:

Family Leave Addendum - Research Funded Positions [DOC 67KB] 

Breastfeeding/Expressing Milk Statement [DOC 41KB]

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