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Which UK employers offer the best maternity packages?

9/26/2021 5:16:00 AM

Which UK employers offer the best maternity packages?

Which UK employers offer the best maternity packages?

or parental leave, and the pay your company will give you when you eventually welcome your child, whether that's through birth or adoption.In the UK, Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP) is paid for up to 39 weeks. Mothers will get 90% of average weekly earnings (before tax) for the first 6 weeks, then £151.97 or 90% of average weekly earnings (whichever is lower) for the next 33 weeks.

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But that's not to say, of course, that companies can't provide better maternity leave packages. In fact, some workplaces are doing just that, implementing parental leave policies for all parents, regardless of their gender or how their child has been welcomed into the world. These 14 UK companies offer some of the most generous benefits for parents-to-be, ranging from a year of paid leave, the opportunity to come back part-time, and on-site creches.

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