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Acas Sep 21
If an employer needs to postpone an employee's request, they must explain the reasons for this in writing within seven days of receiving the request. More on this:
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Acas Sep 21
Join Carolyn Fairbairn and special guests at our national conference on Wednesday 10 October.
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Acas Sep 21
Hello Søph, you would still be expected by employment law to give the statutory amount of notice to leave your employment if you were employed by your employer for one month or more.
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Acas Sep 21
Do you have questions about your rights when it comes to requesting from work? Check out the free Acas Helpline Online for advice:
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Acas Sep 21
Replying to @sohoneil
Hello, your daughter may wish to check her contract or employee handbook to see if her company has any sick pay policies. If not then she may be entitled to statutory sick pay if she meets the eligibility criteria:
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Acas Sep 21
Replying to @stoffia1
Hello Ted, if you wish to communicate with us about an employment issue you may wish to contact our helpline on : 03001231100 (open Monday to Friday 8am-6pm) or alternatively you can message our Facebook page which is manned by trained helpline advisers :
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Acas Sep 21
Replying to @AtWallace
Hello, employees are legally entitled to paid holiday from their employer and employees must be paid the same amount when they’re on holiday (annual leave) as they would be paid when they’re at work.
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Acas Sep 21
Hello Søph, there are minimum statutory notice periods for employers and employees to terminate employment even if a contract doesn't cover notice: If you would like to discuss this further you may wish to contact our helpline:
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Acas Sep 21
Replying to @NaimahNotNeymar
Hello, the ability to take a sabbatical and any terms or restrictions on this could depend on the agreement you have with your employer. If you would like to discuss your situation more specifically you may wish to contact our helpline:
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Acas Sep 21
is usually taken one week at a time, unless other arrangements have been agreed with the employer. If the child is disabled then parental leave can be taken in days. Find out more:
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Acas Sep 21
2/2 be to get an agreement in writing with the employer to release you early from your notice period. If there is no such agreement put in place you may find you are in breach of contract and may not be made aware of this unless or until the employer chooses to take legal action.
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Acas Sep 21
1/2 If your contract lists 1 week as the notice period then this would usually be legally binding and seen as the employer making clear, by issuing you with this, that they expect you to work that period. If you planned to leave earlier the potentially most risk-free option would
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Acas Sep 21
If a period of is going to disrupt the business, an employer has the option to postpone the leave for up to six months after the requested start date. Learn about your rights when taking parental leave here:
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MHFA England Sep 21
Happy 🕊️ Today let's remember to be kind, patient, and mindful to ourselves & others. Reach out to someone today and see how they are doing.
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Acas Sep 21
According to there are currently 850,000 people living with in the UK and 45,000 are under the age of 65. Marina Glasgow discusses how we can reduce the risk of
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CordellHealth Sep 20
This guidance from  looks at how employers can assist disabled people within the workplace to ensure that they are not disadvantaged, and how workers can request reasonable adjustments. 
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Sarah Parrott Sep 20
Going to have a good look at this, thanks for sharing
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Acas Sep 21
Thanks for the mention! 😊
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Gill Dix Sep 21
Smoothing out the edges on technological change at work
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CordellHealth Sep 21
Very interesting post by discussing how people, not just policy, can make a difference to workplace
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