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April, 2024:

Know Your Rights – Carers Leave & Flexible Working Requests

New and improved statutory rights around Carer’s Leave and Flexible working come into force on 6th April 2024.

Acas Code of Practice on requests for flexible working:

Acas Carer’s leave Code of Practice:

The University carers leave policy provides the right to take up to one week of leave per rolling 12 months:

If you need any further information, support or guidance/ representation, please remember that RUCU has a team of caseworkers who can support members.