Maternity Leave and Allowances

Posted in : Supplementary Articles NI on 29 June 2010
Majella Culbert
PwC Legal
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Corporate Legal Services department of PwC to sets out rules on payment during maternity leave.

HR professionals and legal practitioners are generally well versed in the requirements surrounding maternity rights and maternity leave requests. They will also understand the difference between ordinary maternity leave (OML) and additional maternity leave (AML) and will be able to deal with the requirements regarding notification of maternity leave and return dates. Accordingly, for the purposes of this article, we will focus on the monetary aspects affecting maternity leave.

Maternity Pay
Once an employee has satisfied the requirements and qualifies for statutory maternity pay (SMP), that is that

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This article is correct at 06/08/2015

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Majella Culbert
PwC Legal

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