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Extension of parental leave for parents of children aged 18 and under from 5 April 2015

17 October 2014 #Employment

The government has published new regulations  to extend parental leave to parents of children aged between five and 18. This is due to come into force on 5 April 2015.

At present, with the exception of parents of disabled children, only parents of children aged five  and under can take such leave, which is currently a maximum of 18 weeks that is limited to four weeks per year.

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