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DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION HUB: PREGNANCY, MATERNITY AND PATERNITY

Introduction

Maternity and parental rights include maternity, paternity, shared parental, adoption leave and pay, and unpaid paternity leave.

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Pregnant at work in 2021

Maternity Action

Are you a working mother-to-be or new parent? This information sheet gives you an outline of your rights and benefits during pregnancy and maternity leave and tells you where you can get more detailed information.

These rights continue to apply during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

READ IT HERE

Your rights during adoption leave

Working Families

While you are on adoption leave, you continue to benefit from all of your rights and benefits (except remuneration) as though you were at work. 

READ IT HERE

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The 5 Pregnancy Work Rights You NEED To Know

Channel Mum

Expecting a baby? Congratulations! It’s important to look after you and your bump at this important time. But before you announce your pregnancy at work watch Channel Mum vloggers share the top 5 things that every mum-to-be needs to know before announcing a pregnancy in the workplace.

WATCH IT HERE

#PregnantAtWork: Maternity and Paternity Rights in the UK

LinkedIn News

Employment solicitor Amanda Trewhella explains the basics of maternity and paternity leave in the UK, including how long you're entitled to take off. This video is part of the #PregnantAtWork series.

WATCH IT HERE

podcasts
Pregnancy and maternity discrimination

XpertHR

This podcast looks at the rights of pregnant employees and employees on maternity leave or shared parental leave, which include rights in relation to time off for antenatal appointments, and provide practical advice to overcome some of the issues identified by the survey, including the importance of communication.

LISTEN HERE

Shared Parental Leave

Employment Law Advice

The shared parental leave regime is fairly complicated with various different scenarios that could occur, and so it is important to be proactive and to understand your obligations as an employer as soon as possible.

LISTEN HERE

Shared Parental Leave

CIPD

In April 2015 the legislation changed to allow expectant mothers to share their maternity leave with their partner. Take up so far, however, has been remarkably and perhaps predictably, low with just 1% of men taking up the opportunity. Research suggests that financial affordability, lack of awareness, and unwillingness from women to share their maternity leave may be behind this low take-up.

LISTEN HERE

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    Danielle Worker
    Corporate Events Team Leader, Silverstone Circuits Ltd
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    Retail & Catering Manager, ExCeL London
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    Venue Health & Safety Manager, Olympia London
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    Head of eForce and IT, Olympia London (Chair of Cross Association Technology WG)
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    Head of Marketing & Communications, Olympia London
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    Colm Graham
    Senior Exhibition Account Manager, ACC Liverpool
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    Head of Brand, Telford International Centre
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    Managing Director at The Kia Oval