Definition from the XpertHR glossary.
Practical guidance on managing an employee who is absent due to sickness during pregnancy, including avoiding pregnancy and maternity discrimination; statutory sick pay; calculating SMP; and when maternity leave will be triggered by pregnancy-related absence.
The findings of a comprehensive XpertHR survey on maternity pay and leave that examines the practices of 356 employers.
A model letter responding to an employee who is not returning to work after maternity leave.
Use this pregnancy and maternity workflow when an employee informs you that she is pregnant.
The European Court of Justice found that an Italian law that excluded a female worker from a vocational training course, which was necessary for a chance at a promotion, because she was on compulsory maternity leave constituted unfavourable treatment contrary to EU law.
The European Court of Justice has held that EU law does not require that the commissioning mother in a surrogacy agreement be entitled to maternity leave.
Additional information on the law on pregnancy and maternity leave for local authority employers, including Green Book provisions. To be read in conjunction with the general information on the law on pregnancy and maternity leave.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to maternity leave and maternity pay.