Last week the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills published an online calculator to help prospective parents calculate their eligibility for shared parental leave and their pay entitlements.
Click Here to follow the link to the calculator.
Employment Partner Kate Fretten says, “Having had a run through with the calculator we can confirm that it is useful in providing basic information regarding parents’ eligibility to maternity pay, paternity pay and shared parental pay.” It will inform parents whether they are eligible and calculate the start and end dates of any entitlements. It will also tell them how much they can expect to receive. While HR practitioners will require more detail, the details of the calculator can be provided to employees to assist in explaining the benefits to them.
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