Family and family building

We are committed to supporting employees through the emotional, physical, and financial challenges of family life and family building.

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Global parental leave policies

These policies apply to all permanent and fixed-term employees and offer six months of paid parental leave for primary caregivers and four weeks’ paid parental leave for secondary caregivers. Our shared parental leave policy entitles those with caring responsibilities for babies or newly-adopted children to 52 weeks’ shared leave.

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Family building at ICG

Global Conception Leave and Family-Building policy

This policy applies to all eligible permanent and fixed-term employees and offers special paid leave in any 12-month period to help facilitate family-building treatment, with leave entitlement pro-rated for part-time employees. Treatments include IUI, IVF, egg freezing, egg/sperm donation, surgical sperm retrieval, surrogacy and adoption investigations.

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Global Carers’ Leave policy

This policy applies to all permanent and fixed-term employees and outlines the support available to employees with caring responsibilities, offering special paid leave for employees in addition to any and all other allowances.

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Global Pregnancy Loss policy

This policy applies to all permanent and fixed-term employees who are experiencing pregnancy loss, regardless of gender or gender identity, and including those affected by the pregnancy loss of their partner or surrogate. Employees experiencing pregnancy loss in the first 24 months of pregnancy are entitled to three weeks’ bereavement leave. Pregnancy loss after the first 24 weeks of pregnancy entitles employees to the parental leave outlined in our global parental leave policies.

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Family & Carers Network

The ICG Family & Carers Network aims to provide a forum for parents and carers to connect, share and support each other.

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