The Neonatal Care Leave (NCL) is intended to support employees with a parental or other personal relationship with a baby who is receiving neonatal care.
Some employers may offer what is known as occupational, enhanced or contractual maternity or new parent pay. This is paid in addition to the statutory family pay to which you are entitled, such as Statutory Maternity Pay (“SMP”) and any other benefits you may receive as part of your contract of employment.
How to work out how much Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP) and Maternity Allowance you can get
How will working during maternity or family leave affect your leave and pay? Can you work as self-employed or in a second job without it impacting your maternity pay or other statutory pay?
How and when to give your employer notice for maternity leave and pay.
Detailed information on Maternity Allowance eligibility and answers to frequently asked questions
Detailed information on Statutory Maternity Pay eligibility, rates and frequently asked questions
What to do if you have a dispute with your employer over Statutory Maternity Pay, Statutory Paternity Pay, Statutory Adoption Pay and Statutory Sick Pay.
Do you have more than one employer? Find out how this will affect your maternity leave and pay.