This advice concerns the right to maternity / adoption leave and pay. Information about other forms of (paid and unpaid) family related leave is also included.
The statutory rights detailed below apply to all UK employees. NHS contractual (occupational) rights apply to NHS employees and those employed by other providers under the applicable national terms and conditions. Salaried members employed in other settings such as universities or the armed forces should refer to their terms and conditions of employment for information on their contractual rights.