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National lockdown: Stay at home

Your family and child entitlements

Your family and child entitlements

When you or your partner gives birth or adopts a child, you may be entitled to take time off through:

You could receive payment.

Parental leave

You may also be entitled to take more time off through parental leave which is likely to be unpaid.

Flexible working

You could try flexible working.

Child benefit

Remember to claim child benefit for new born children.

Time off for family and dependants

In the case of an emergency, involving anybody who is dependant on you, the law allows you to take some time off to sort the emergency out.

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Roadmap to normality could be short-lived if rules are ignored

As many children return to the classroom for the first time in months and Covid cases reach a Staffordshire five-month low, the council is keen to underline the need to keep on track and stick to the rules.
Date:
08 March 2021

Staffordshire Day 2021 to feature first county-wide film competition

Organisers of the sixth annual Staffordshire Day have launched a county-wide film competition as part of this year's celebrations.
Date:
08 March 2021

Tamworth Covid cases head in the right direction

Tamworth residents are being thanked by Tamworth Borough Council and Staffordshire County Council for their efforts in helping bring Covid cases down.
Date:
05 March 2021

Council is confident that Staffordshire residents will do the right thing

Health chiefs at the county council are confident that the people of Staffordshire will do the right thing and demonstrate caution as the first easing of lockdown rules come into place on Monday.
Date:
05 March 2021

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