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Navigating employee maternity benefits in the UK: A guide for HR leaders

by Maven Clinic | Employee Benefits

Details on SMP eligibility and payment structures are provided, emphasizing the growing trend of companies offering enhanced maternity provisions. The document suggests that going beyond legal requirements has positive effects on recruitment, retention, and organizational culture.

The importance of crafting comprehensive maternity benefits encompassing clinical, emotional, and financial support is stressed. Virtual support from specialists, mental health assistance, and extended paid parental leave are noted as essential components. Case studies illustrate the positive impact of enhanced maternity benefits on employee loyalty, productivity, and health outcomes.

Explore with Maven Clinic’s latest resource that guides HR leaders in the UK on optimising employee maternity benefits to foster a positive workplace culture and better support working parents.

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