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Shared parental leave

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Last updated on 28 February 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
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What is shared parental leave? This article gives an overview of shared parental leave (SPL). It explains who is eligible for SPL, the notice requirements, and how it works to take leave in blocks. It also links to a sample SPL policy from ACAS.

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Contents

  1. 1 Shared parental leave: an overview
  2. 2 Taking leave in blocks
  3. 3 Eligibility
  4. 4 SPLIT days
  5. 5 ACAS: sample policy

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