HR Matters: Pregnancy and maternity – avoiding the common pitfalls

Join Tom Draper and Lee Williams from the Freeths Employment Team, for their next HR Matters webinar via Zoom.

In this instalment, the team will be looking in detail at the rights afforded to employees during pregnancy and maternity leave and giving practical advice on how employers can avoid the common pitfalls in this area. Some of the topics being discussed will include:

  • The rights afforded to employees during pregnancy and maternity leave
  • Health and safety considerations for pregnant employees
  • Dealing with pregnancy-related sickness absence and performance issues
  • Making employees redundant before, during and after maternity leave
  • Assisting new mothers back into the workplace
  • Tips for mitigating the risk of pregnancy and maternity discrimination claims

There will also be time at the end dedicated to answering your questions.

If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact Tom Williams at

Date: Tuesday 15th June 2021 Time: 10am - 11.30am


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