Below is a summary of the Maternity Leave Process. For more information please refer to the Maternity Policy or speak to your line manager.

Maternity Leave Process Summary

Maternity Leave Planner

Step 1 to 3

1.Member of staff notifies manager that they are pregnant

2. Line Manager carries out a risk assessment with advice from the Safety Department and Occupational Health team

3. Member of staff forwards their MATB1 form to the HR Staff Hub as soon as possible

Maternity Meetings

Step 4 to 6

4. The HR Staff Hub will confirm receipt of the MATB1 form and can arrange a meeting with the pregnant staff member on request to discuss maternity leave and pay.

5. Line manager discusses keeping in touch plan with individual

Parents and baby

Step 7 to 8

6. HR Staff Hub will notify the Payroll team of the individual’s maternity leave plan

7. Individual commences maternity leave