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We have over 35 years of experience in helping businesses with matters relating to paternal leave. We’ll help you with understand statutory pay and implement watertight maternal/paternal leave policies.

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We’re here to help you with your employee’s maternity and paternity leave, meaning you get it right every time

A member of staff requesting maternity or paternity leave? Speak with our experienced team who’ll support you and answer any questions you may have on statutory maternity pay and getting the process right. We’ll work with you to ensure your workplace parental leave policy is watertight and your employee is paid correctly so both them and your business can have that peace of mind.

Our ability to provide exceptional support and advice to employers on maternity/paternity allowance and pay is unrivalled. Allowing you to have confidence in running your business, treating your staff fairly and avoiding any unwanted extra costs!

Need maternity leave law advice? Speak to an HR expert for free on 0800 144 4050.


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Looking for instant answers regarding maternity/paternity pay?

Wondering how maternity pay is calculated? Or how much maternity pay you are required to pay? Perhaps you want to understand what are the obligations of your employees during this period? Well get in touch with our friendly and knowledgeable team at Employers Direct. We’ll work alongside you, answering any questions you have and make sure you pay your staff correctly during maternity and paternity leave.

No question is big or small for us here at Employers Direct. Working with us will keep you ahead of the game, on the right side of employment law and fill you with the upmost confidence.

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We’re here to answer any questions you might have with expert ease. Nothing is too much of an ask at Employers Direct, check a few examples below.

Employees are entitled to 52 weeks of maternity leave in the UK. At Employers Direct, we can provide excellent advice on maternity leave – contact us today.

The government provides a base level, whilst this can be topped up by the employer. Contact us today to receive 100% confidential advice for your business.

An employer may make reasonable contact during maternity leave about any developments at work.. If you need any advice on parental leave please contact our team today.

Employers will explain the reason to their employees the reasons for the meeting, and present any evidence they have. If you need any advice on disciplinary hearings please contact our team today.

An employer is well within their right to ask when someone is due to return to work after maternity leave. For more information, contact one of team today who can advise you on this matter.

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Employers Direct was established in 2006 with the aim of providing Business Owners and Directors with simple advice on some of the challenges when employing staff, from the most basic to the much more complicated. Since then we have received over 100,000 requests for advice and have helped many businesses avoid costly Employment Tribunals.

Located in the heart of Manchester, Employers Direct is a team dedicated to your Employment Law or HR requirements. Available 24/7, our free advice service is second to none. Whether you simply require some assistance with a dispute or full representation in a tribunal, we are here to cater to your needs.

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