Maternity policy: An infographic guide

by | Mar 25, 2021 | Blog

A quick and simple guide to creating a maternity policy. We cover everything from notice periods to antenatal appointments, outlining the essential components to include in your maternity policy.

Take a look at our handy infographic here: Maternity Factsheet

Your pregnant employee has the right to 52 weeks maternity leave. 26 weeks of this is referred to as ‘ordinary’ maternity leave, and the remaining 26 weeks is known as ‘additional’ leave.

It’s vital that you fully understand your employees’ rights, what they are entitled to and how you can best support your pregnant employee in the workplace.

A comprehensive policy not only helps protect your company from discrimination claims, but has also been shown to increase employee retention.

Our handy infographic takes you through some of the key things to consider.