The minimum entitlement to time off work for employees on maternity leave. This leave is irrespective of length of service.
A worked example setting out how to calculate the effect of a pay rise on an employee's statutory maternity pay where the employee is paid weekly and there are two pay rises between the start of the calculation period and the end of the employee's maternity leave.
A worked example setting out how to calculate the effect of a pay rise on an employee's statutory maternity pay where the employee is paid monthly and receives a discretionary bonus during the calculation period.
A worked example setting out how to deal with the situation where an employee in receipt of maternity allowance becomes entitled to statutory maternity pay as a result of a pay rise.
Updated to include information on Peninsula Business Services Ltd v Donaldson, regarding the provision of childcare vouchers during maternity leave.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that it is not discriminatory for an employer that offers childcare vouchers in return for a deduction from pay to cease to offer the vouchers during maternity leave.
Three worked examples setting out how to calculate payment for keeping-in-touch days for employees in different scenarios.
Five worked examples explaining how an employer should treat a pregnant employee's absence in various situations leading up to her baby's due date.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to maternity leave and maternity pay.