Roger Bullivant updates parental leave policies

Ground engineering firm Roger Bullivant has enhanced its maternity and paternity policies, with changes due to take effect from 1 January 2023.

The business, which employs more than 500 people across seven regional offices in England, Scotland and Wales, updated its maternity pay to give employees 14 weeks on full pay, plus 25 weeks of statutory pay.

Roger Bullivant amended its paternity policy to full two weeks of pay, plus 10 days of leave to be taken within 12 months.

Adelle Gibbs, HR manager at Roger Bullivant, said: “As part of our gender pay policy, we pledge to continually re-evaluate and look at ways we can improve our gender pay gap. Our people are key to business success, policies such as this are fundamental in supporting our employees in important milestones in their lives.

“The HR team is focused on our ambitious and comprehensive talent attraction and retention programmes, enhancing benefits such as these will demonstrate that we are a people focused, caring employer.”

Roger Bullivant also offers flexible working, training and development opportunities, mental health and wellbeing initiatives, discounts and life assurance. It provides an Access to Work Scheme, provided by Able Futures, and an employee assistance programme (EAP) via Health Assured.