Draft regulations and guidance published for shared parental leave and pay
06 August 2014
The government has laid draft regulations in Parliament for debate at a future date, and has also issued some initial guidance.
The draft regulations now published comprise:
Regulations on the curtailment of Maternity Pay, Adoption Pay and Maternity Allowance will be laid in Parliament at a later date.
Initial guidance on Shared Parental Leave is now available,
· for prospective parents and
· for employers .
Fuller guidance on this topic will follow shortly, as well as guidance covering the changes to adoption leave and pay as set out in the Children and Families Act 2014.