Ensure that the organisation'scare service's parental leave policy is clearly worded.
Make sure that managers understand the right to parental leave and are aware of who is entitled to the leave and what the notification requirements are.
Ensure that employees are aware of the eligibility criteria, the notification requirements and the procedure they need to follow to apply for parental leave.
Inform employees that they may have to produce some documentary evidence of their right to take parental leave.
Make clear to employees that any parental leave taken with a previous employer for an individual child counts towards the 18-week entitlement.
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