Maternity, Paternity, Adoption - Family Rights & Benefits

Employment law sets out the minimum entitlement of pregnant employees and new mothers to maternity leave and maternity pay.

Information sheet contents includes:

  • Employment Rights
  • Statutory Maternity Leave and Pay
    • Statutory Maternity Leave
    • Statutory Maternity Pay
  • National Conditions of Service
    • Risk Assessment
    • Antenatal Care
    • Starting Maternity Leave
    • Sickness
    • Return to Work
    • Return to the Same Job
    • Keeping in Touch Days
    • Requests to return Part-time
    • Requests for Flexible Working
    • Return Postponed by Illness
    • Postponing the Return
    • Pensions
    • Notice Provisions for Staff not Returning to Work
    • Unfair Dismissal
    • Redundancy During Maternity Leave
    • Accruing Leave
    • Discrimination
    • Statutory Paternity Leave and Pay
    • Parental Leave
    • Adoption Leave and Pay
    • Shared Maternity Leave