One quarter (24%) of women on maternity leave are not offered the same training opportunities as their colleagues, according to research published by digital learning provider Avado.
XpertHR research into maternity pay arrangements finds a wide variety of approaches among employers paying above the statutory provisions. It also examines how organisations are enhancing paternity leave and pay.
Practical guidance on dealing with the situation where an employee becomes pregnant again while on maternity leave, including entitlement to SMP.
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.
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.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to maternity leave and maternity pay.