Family friendly

Family friendly benefits


Regardless of length of service, employees are entitled to take 52 weeks’ maternity leave. If eligible by service, employees will receive 6 weeks’ maternity pay equal to their normal salary. They will then receive Statutory Maternity Pay for the next 33 weeks. The final 13 weeks leave is unpaid. 


Employees who are a primary carer have the right to receive leave equivalent to maternity leave.


Employees who have 26 weeks service by the 15th week before the expected week of childbirth (EWC) have statutory entitlement to paternity benefits. Eligible employees can apply for paternity leave of up to two weeks, which may be taken at full pay if eligible by service.



Employees trhat have one year’s service have statutory rights as a parent to take up to 18 weeks unpaid leave to look after a child under 16 or make arrangements for the child’s welfare. This leave is applicable for each child born after a certain date and can be taken up to a maximum of four weeks per year.



Employees who have 26 weeks service by the 15th week before the expected week of childbirth (EWC) / Placement have statutory entitlement to shared parental leave. Employees are eligible to apply for up to 52 weeks between both parents. Up to 39 weeks can be paid between both parents.


We understand that there are times where employees would like a little more flexibility within their working day, eligible employees are able to request a flexible working pattern, which may include a change to hours, time or location of work so support childcare or caring responsibilities.


We are proud to partner with social enterprise From Babies With Love to offer a parental gift to new parents. From Babies With Love is the baby brand that donates 100% of its profit to support orphaned and abandoned children across the world. Typical contents include a baby grow, blanket and bib all in scrumptiously soft organic cotton.