When going on maternity leave, many expectant mothers will have questions regarding their rights as an employee. With an abundance of myths surrounding maternity entitlements, it’s no surprise that concerns may arise.

In the infographic below, we have highlighted the most common assumptions surrounding maternity leave in the UK, in order to distinguish facts from fiction. These include issues relating to eligibility, pay and holidays, as well as what your employer can and cannot ask of you whilst you are off work

For more information about your rights when returning to work, please see our full article on this topic.

Infographic identifying mothers employment rights when on maternity leave

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