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Maternity leave gives you the right to take up to a year if you're having a baby.
Maternity leave entitles employees to 52 weeks of Statutory Leave if given the correct notice. Employees are not forced to take the full 52 weeks if they don't want to.
Fathers also get leave to spend time with their new children take a look at our paternity leave checklist.
UK – Keeping in Touch Days (KIT Days) employee may work for up to 10 days during her leave.
NOTE: Statutory Maternity is 52 weeks. It’s made up of
Ordinary Leave - first 26 weeks
Additional Leave - last 26 weeks