This letter outlines the reason for postponing Parental Leave for up to 6 months and must be sent out within seven days of receipt by the employer of the employee’s notice to take leave. For the avoidance of doubt, the Company is not able to postpone a period of parental leave which is to begin on the day on which an employee’s child is born or placed with them for adoption.
This document is a legally compliant, practical and flexible letter postponing parental leave. We hope you find it easy to understand and use. It is in template form and allows you to add your Company name if required, and customise it to suit your specific requirements as a business. If you require any advice on using this document we do provide very cost effective support.
If you would like to discuss further support or employment advice on any issue please contact us and we will talk through the options with you. Please call 01789 470700, saying you would like to discuss Consultancy Support.