Starting maternity leave early – FAQs

Starting maternity leave early – FAQs

Pregnancy and childbirth do not always go as planned, and sometimes maternity leave needs to start earlier than anticipated. With that in mind, here are some frequently asked questions to guide employers in these circumstances. 1.   When is the earliest a woman can...
All about maternity pay

All about maternity pay

Working out maternity pay can feel like a minefield of red tape so here are the answers to the ten most common questions I get asked by business owners. Many of the questions refer to the “Qualifying Week”, which is the 15th week before the baby is due. 1. Who is...
Maternity leave – The basics

Maternity leave – The basics

Maternity leave can seem terribly complicated at first glance. If you have never managed a period of maternity leave or if you could do with a refresher, these 10 questions will give you the key information you need. 1. Who can take maternity leave? All pregnant...