Is maternity pay pensionable?

Pregnant Pickle What happens to someone’s private or company pension when they go on maternity leave? The basics Due to Auto-Enrolment, all employers have to enrol their staff into a company pension scheme and contribute at least 3% of their annual salary to the pension each year. And when taking maternity leave, an employee is allowed to […]

Should you offer enhanced maternity or paternity pay to your employees?

Pregnant Pickle   Data shows that nearly two thirds of UK businesses offer maternity pay above the statutory minimum, and three-fifths offer enhanced paternity pay. But would it be effective – and cost effective – in your business? Families have faced many challenges in the past few years, with childcare labelled the leading cause of stress by people […]

Employment law updates in 2022 you need to be aware of

Pregnant Pickle   There are some key changes to employment law that you need to keep an eye on this year. So you can stay on top of it, we’ve listed the key events to pop in your calendar below. Making flexible working default Flexible working is a way of working that suits your employees’ […]