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Managing Maternity: Returning to Work after Maternity Leave

returning to work maternity leave

Returning to work after maternity leave has ended. The employee’s right to return to the same job depends on how much leave they’ve taken. They’ve taken up to 26 weeks’ maternity leave  They have the right to return to the same job. They’ve taken more than 26 weeks’ maternity leave  They have the right to return to […]

Managing Maternity: Managing Attendance

Managing Maternity Attendance

Managing Attendance during pregnancy. If an employee cannot come to work because of a pregnancy-related illness, they should: report in sick in the usual way get their usual sick pay Pregnancy-related illness can include: morning sickness (nausea and vomiting) tiredness headache backache bleeding If you’re not sure whether an illness is pregnancy related, you can ask […]

Managing Maternity: Planning Maternity Leave

Managing Maternity Leave

Planning maternity leave Before maternity leave starts, you should agree with your employee the best way to keep in touch about important changes or news at work. This includes arranging how you’ll keep in touch (for example, by email). By law you must tell them about: promotion or other job opportunities  redundancies any reorganisation that […]

Managing Maternity: Pay and leave entitlement

Managing Maternity Pay and Levae

Maternity pay starts as soon as your employee starts maternity leave.  Pay set out in the employment contract The employee’s contract should state: how much pay they get when on maternity leave how long they get this pay for Pay set out in the employment contract is known as ‘enhanced’ or ‘contractual’ maternity pay, if it’s above […]