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Posted Mon, 04 Sep 2023 10:53:07 GMT by FDJ
What is the latest an employee can start their maternity leave? An employee wants to work up to the date of birth. What happens is the date of birth is after their due date? Would Mat leave then start on the day after the birth? - what documentation would we need here? Thanks
Posted Thu, 07 Sep 2023 14:06:45 GMT by HMRC Admin 19

The latest maternity leave can start is the day after the child in born. You do not need any proof of when the child inborn. Ypu can see guidance here:

Statutory Maternity Pay and Leave: employer guide

Thank you.

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