About the University of Leicester

Marriage and civil partnership

The University strives to provide a supportive environment for staff who are seeking to balance responsibilities within their personal and working lives. The University provides a range of supportive policies and procedures which aim to support a positive work-life balance including: 

  • Adoption Leave
  • Carers and Parents Network
  • Childcare
  • Compassionate Leave
  • Employee Study and Training Leave
  • Flexible Working
  • Flexi-time
  • Leave of Absence
  • Personal Relationships- Guidance for staff to manage any personal relationships in the workplace.
  • Shared Parental Leave- Information on the rights and entitlements for staff wishing to take shared parental leave.
  • Social Media- Information to help staff understand the boundaries of social networking in relation to their employment.
  • Time Off for Dependants- Members of staff may be able to take a short amount of unpaid time off to deal with specific circumstances involving a dependant.
  • Time Off for Medical Appointments- Find out what to do if you need to take time off work to attend an appointment

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