Parents on maternity/ parental leave have special rights when it comes to redundancy.
Whilst a suprising one in seven women returning from maternity leave are made redundant, this hides a wide variety of scenarios ranging from women who do not wish to return and negotiate a pay off, to genuine redundancy exercises that result in lawful selection.
Bosses often want to wait until the end of the maternity leave period when the right to be offered alternative employment fades away.
Women often wait until the end of their maternity leave period before requesting flexible or part time working.
There’s always a story behind what is going one as we know from our own specialist experience
No-one wants to ask anything at the wrong time or give the wrong impression. Yet starting the right dialogue in the right way can make things so much easier for everyone.
Target outcome : An integrated process with individual letter templates and a communication plan