Letter—employer acknowledgement of notification of maternity leave
Letter—employer acknowledgement of notification of maternity leave

The following Employment precedent provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Letter—employer acknowledgement of notification of maternity leave

Date: [insert date]

Dear [insert name of employee]

Congratulations and thank you for telling me about your pregnancy and the date that your baby is due. I am writing to you about your maternity leave and pay.

As we have discussed, you are eligible for 52 weeks’ maternity leave (26 weeks’ ordinary maternity leave, plus 26 weeks’ additional maternity leave). Given your chosen start date of [insert date], your maternity leave will end on [insert date].

If you want to change the date your leave starts you must, if at all possible, tell me at least 28 days before your proposed new start date or 28 days before [insert date leave starts] (your original start date), whichever is sooner.

If you decide to return to

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