Maternity Leave: In-depth

Thursday, November 30, 2023

This topic examines the legislation governing employees' rights to take maternity leave and return to work. This includes the right to time off for antenatal care, the notification requirements for taking maternity leave and returning to work and when maternity leave can be taken. It also considers the employment rights and obligations and the protection that exists for a woman who is pregnant, on maternity leave or who has returned to work following maternity leave.

Sex Discrimination: In-depth

Thursday, November 30, 2023

This topic examines the four forms of unlawful sex discrimination, and how these could occur both during recruitment and during employment. It also looks at pregnancy, marriage, civil partnership status and gender reassignment discrimination, and compensation awarded for successful tribunal claims.

Trade Unions and Employers: In-depth

Thursday, November 30, 2023

This topic covers the role of trade unions for police staff and the process by which trade unions can gain recognition. It does not cover the rights of trade union members or employee representatives.

Maternity Leave: Quick Facts

Thursday, November 30, 2023

All employees, whether working full time or part time, are eligible to take maternity leave of up to 52 weeks and resume work at the end of this leave. Introduction to Rights in Relation to Maternity Leave

Sex Discrimination: Quick Facts

Thursday, November 30, 2023

Both men and women are equally protected against unlawful sex discrimination. Gender Provisions of the Equality Act

Trade Unions and Employers: Quick Facts

Thursday, November 30, 2023

These quick facts do not apply to the police staff associations representing police officers, for which separate arrangements exist as set out in Police Regulations.

Fire Risk Assessment: Resources

Thursday, November 30, 2023

These forms are available to download as Microsoft Word or PowerPoint documents that can be saved and edited as required.

How to Manage Disabled Workers

Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Ensure disabled people are not discriminated against in employment, education or access to premises, regardless of the number of employees.