Juggling family life with work can sometimes be a challenge.  We provide parents with leave allowance to make things a little easier, be it in the early years or later in your child's life. 




CHILDCARE VOUCHERS (ALSO TAX EFFICIENT)
We appreciate that childcare is a major consideration for many and that working parents want to provide their children with the highest quality care while keeping costs down. Our helpful childcare scheme (currently via Fideliti) allows you to make tax and NI savings on a monthly basis, which could add-up to £738 a year. To find out more information once you are apart of the team look on our HR system.


RETAIL VOUCHERS 
The Company has enrolled in the salary extras retail voucher scheme so employees can  benefit from greater discounts across a wide range of products and services - from discounts on your shopping to money off cinema tickets and travel. There is something for everyone. Once you are part of the team look on our HR system.


MATERNITY LEAVE  
Employees are entitled to maternity leave of up to 52 weeks, irrespective of length of  service. And if you have 26 weeks’ continuous service by the 15th week before your baby is due, you will receive maternity pay at 90 per cent of your salary for the first six weeks, and then you’ll be paid either the Statutory Maternity Pay rate or 90 per cent of your average gross weekly earnings (whichever is the lower) for 33 weeks.


PATERNITY LEAVE  
If you have at least 26 weeks’ continuous service by the end of the 15th week before your baby is due, you will be entitled to up to 10 days of valuable paternity leave. This will be paid at the statutory weekly rate or 90 per cent of your average weekly earnings,  whichever is lower. Paternity leave must normally be taken within a period of eight weeks after the birth of your baby, and should be taken in weekly blocks.


PATERNAL LEAVE  
Raising children is a big responsibility, and occasionally you may wish (or need) to spend more time with them. If you have been continuously employed for at least one year and have responsibility for a child under the age of five, you will be eligible for unpaid leave of up to 13 weeks. And if you have a child who is disabled, you’ll be entitled to a total of 18 weeks’ parental leave until they are 18 years old.

The length of parental leave you can take in one year is dependent on the needs of the business. You can take a maximum of four weeks’ leave per child per year, and it must be taken in blocks of at least a week.


ADOPTION LEAVE  
I f you have at least 26 weeks’ continuous service by the end of the 15th week before you are matched with a child, you are entitled to 52 weeks’ adoption leave. You will be paid at 90 per cent of your salary for the first six weeks, and then you'll be paid either the  Statutory Maternity Pay rate or 90 per cent of your average gross weekly earnings (whichever is the lower) for 33 weeks.