Shared Parental Leave and Pay: Employers' Technical Guide to Shared Parental Leave and Pay

This guide was published by the Department for the Economy.

Eligible employees of babies due to be born or placed for adoption from April 2015 will have a new statutory entitlement to shared parental leave and pay. This technical guidance is for employers who think their employee(s) may be eligible.

Last updated: 17 July 2019