Categories:Employment,Family,UK

Royal baby: common maternity pitfalls for employers

By Kevin McCavish

The Duchess of Cambridge is the newest member of The Firm but, as the world celebrates the arrival of her baby, it is unlikely that Kate will have to deal with the difficulties encountered by many women on maternity leave.

Women who are pregnant or on maternity leave have numerous legal rights, but many of these are commonly misunderstood by employers. Even when employers are not actually breaking the law in their treatment of female employees, failure to follow good practice can cause stress and upset for those concerned, as ex-government minister Yvette Cooper revealed last week…

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