Human Resources

Leave, Absence, Attendance, Returning Parents

A range of leave, absence, and attendance options for staff.

Leave and absence options

A table of leave and absence options for staff with links to the relevant documents.

Leave, attendance, and absence policies

HR policies and guidance providing information to staff and managers on a range of leave and absence options, and attendance recording.

Family leave policies

Family leave related policies aiming to support staff in achieving a healthy work/life balance.

Shared Parental Leave

Documentation and guidance on Shared Parental Leave and Pay

Maternity leave toolkit

This maternity leave toolkit provides information and guidance to staff and managers on the maternity leave process.

Returning Parents Coaching Programme (secured)

The University of Edinburgh is committed to supporting employees who are new parents. As part of this commitment, the University has invested in a ‘Returning Parents’ Coaching Programme, providing you with expert support to help your transition back into the workplace after Maternity Leave, Shared Parental Leave or Adoption/Surrogacy Leave.