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Essex County Council

Essex County Council is a local government organization in Essex that works with other local, regional, national, and international authorities to deliver a wide range of services to the people of the county. These services include support for individu...


9 Apr 2024

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Enhanced Maternity Policy

Enhanced Maternity Policy

Enhanced Maternity Policy

Enhanced Maternity Policy

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Week 1-6 SMP at 90%, weeks 7-18 50% of wage plus SMP weekly £172.48, weeks 19-39 SMP weekly £172.48

How long do you have to work at the company to qualify?

1 year’s continuous service as at the end of the 11th weeks before expected week of childbirth for enhanced payment. For SMP employees have to work for 26 weeks continuous to be eligible.

If you decide to cease employment whilst on leave what is the clawback policy?

Just says you have to payback if not returning, but can return for 3 months and not pay back

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