|It is essential that you read all the guidance in these maternity leave pages.|
This guidance is intended for pregnant employees and their managers and sets out the maternity leave and pay entitlements, and other rights of pregnant women and new mothers.
The guidance is structured so as to give you the information you need at all the various stages:
There is also:
All this guidance is also available to download as a PDF from Documents.
Where a surrogacy arrangement is involved, particular rules apply. Members of staff should speak to their departmental administrator who should in turn seek advice from their HR Business Partner who will advise on a case by case basis.