Statutory Shared Parental Pay - What is Shared Parental Leave and Pay?

If you and your partner are expecting a child, you can choose to share some of your parental leave and pay.

What is Shared Parental Leave and Pay?

Shared Parental Leave allows one partner to reduce some of their entitlement to Statutory Maternity Leave or Statutory Adoption Leave so their partner can have more leave.

How this affects entitlement to contractual parental pay can be complicated. If you are in a union, you could ask them for help understanding your rights. 



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