Practical guidance on staying in touch with employees on maternity leave, including what is "reasonable contact"; pre-maternity leave interviews; discussing the return to work; and redundancy or reorganisation.
Practical guidance on responding to an employee's notification that she is pregnant, including the expected week of childbirth; maternity leave start and end dates; and health and safety risk assessments.
Practical guidance on dealing with a request from an employee to return from maternity leave on a part-time basis; including avoiding indirect sex discrimination; and statutory flexible working requests.
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