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Maternity Paternity Adoption

Maternity rights

If an employee is pregnant, she is entitled to maternity pay and maternity leave. She is also entitled to have her employment rights protected whilst she is on maternity leave.

A pregnant employee is also entitled to extra protection if redundancies are being made.

For more advice on maternity rights, please contact us.

Paternity rights

If an employee’s partner is pregnant or adopting a child, the employee may be entitled to take paid paternity leave. 

For more advice on paternity rights, please contact us.

Adoption rights

If one of your employees is adopting they may be entitled to adoption leave or pay.

For more advice, please contact us. Give us a call, send us an email, or even drop by office which is based in Sheffield!