Welcome to the Council’ Paternity page. This page will guide employees and managers through the organisation and management of paternity leave.

Please see the Paternity Guidance for the full process.

The buttons below enable you to click into key information as you need it and also provides links to relevant forms and additional sources of information.


Paternity Leave     Paternity FAQ's     Information for Managers


Other Key Information

Paternity Pay

To find out about Paternity Pay and whether you are entitled to it, click here.

Time off for ante-natal appointments

You are entitled to unpaid time off work to attend antenatal appointments regardless of your length of service or hours of work.  Click Paternity Ante Natal Appointments for further details in relation to pregnancy/birth and adoption/surrogacy.

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Shared Parental Leave

Paternity leave and pay: https://www.gov.uk/paternity-pay-leave/overview


Click here to return to the main Family Friendly page.

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