For members in Lloyds Banking Group.
We’ve negotiated family friendly policies with Lloyds Banking Group and while we can't provide every answer here, let's take a look at some of the frequently asked questions about unpaid parental leave.
Last updated: 05/09/2023
Colleagues are entitled to take up to 18 weeks unpaid parental leave (26 weeks for a child with disabilities) up to their child’s 18th birthday.
Unpaid parental leave will appeal to:
Yes - you must meet with your line manager to discuss the request.
It is a legal entitlement, but line managers must agree the length and timing of the request and can ask you to postpone your initial request for up to six months.
Once agreed, it should be keyed as an approved absence in Workday.
If you need further support or guidance, contact your local Accord officer to discuss further, feel free to chat to us through our online chat (available Monday-Thursday 8:30-17:30 & Friday 08:30-17:00), or drop us an email to [email protected].