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Shared Parental Leave

Statutory changes to this policy come into force from 6 April 2024.

Further information on the policy and procedure and booking leave forms may be found below.

Shared parental leave policyLink opens in a new window Please contact your HR Business Partner if you have any queries

Shared parental leave FAQ'sLink opens in a new window

Periods of shared parental leave should now be recorded within SuccessFactors and detailed guidance on how to do this is contained in the guide and via the various checklists listed below.

Please note that if you are the mother or primary adopter and you wish to exchange part of your maternity/adoption leave for Shared Parental Leave, you must end your Maternity/Adoption Leave in SuccessFactors and this must have been fully approved before you enter the details of your Shared Parental Leave request.

Important note regarding Mat B1 forms

Please note that for the MAT B1 to be valid and acceptable by the HMRC, registered midwifes must include:

  • their Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) personal identification number
  • the expiry date of their registration with NMC

Doctors must use their name and address stamp.

Please check the validity of your/your partner's Mat B1 before submission