Maternity and paternity arrangements

  • Keeping in touch (KIT) days
    Employees on maternity or adoption leave are entitled to 10 keeping in touch (KIT) days. Read guidance on how and when they can be used, as well as how to calculate pay.
  • Maternity leave and pay
    Download our summary of the rules about maternity pay and leave for teachers and support staff. Adapt our 2 template letters, one for employees giving notice of maternity leave to their employer and the other for employers confirming maternity pay and leave details to an employee.
  • Paternity leave and pay
    Eligible employees are entitled to statutory paternity pay and leave. Read government guidance on your responsibilities as an employer, and expert advice on fitting paternity leave around school holidays.