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Performance management and maternity leave

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Last updated on 1 November 2016
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How can we manage appraisal for staff who have been on maternity leave? This article cites advice from the DfE, ACAS and one of our associate education experts on managing appraisal and pay progression when staff have been on maternity leave. You will also find examples of pay policies.

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  1. 1 Schools must not discriminate against staff on maternity leave
  2. 2 Performance-related pay and maternity leave
  3. 3 Advice on maternity leave and appraisal cycles
  4. 4 Set appropriate performance objectives
  5. 5 Employment rights when on maternity leave
  6. 6 Pay policies covering maternity leave: examples

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