Comprehensive information on maternity - your rights and benefits explained.
While you are on maternity leave, you continue to benefit from all of your rights and benefits (except remuneration) as though you were at work. You can read our article on calculating maternity pay to help you work out what kind of pay you can get while on maternity leave. This article will clarify what […]
*If you are on this page because you are experiencing severe delays to the processing of your MA claim, and you are in need of emergency support, you can contact the DWP Maternity Allowance team on: 0800 169 0283 (telephone); 0800 169 0286 (textphone)* What is Maternity Allowance? Maternity Allowance (MA) is a benefit for […]
Sometimes women want to do some paid work while still being on maternity leave.
What can I do when my employer refuses to pay my Statutory Maternity Pay and other Statutory Payments?
Problems with Statutory Maternity Pay, Statutory Paternity Pay, Statutory Adoption Pay and Statutory Sick Pay.
Find out how to calculate your entitlement.
A guide for employees about maternity discrimination.
Information on your rights if you are made redundant while on maternity leave or just after you return to work.
Maternity leave - A guide to the law for employees
This article sets out the statutory pay and allowances payable during maternity leave and details how to determine your eligibility and make a claim.
Am I entitled to Statutory Maternity Pay? To work out entitlement to Statutory Maternity Pay you need to check (i) your length of service and (ii) if you have earned enough. An important date for Statutory Maternity Pay is the 15th week before the week the baby is due – this is called the qualifying […]