NHS

NHS

Type of business: Public sector; Health

Service length required to qualify for enhanced maternity package: 12 months’ continuous service without a break of more than 3 months by the 11th week before the expected week of confinement

Enhanced maternity package:

  • 8 weeks at 100% pay
  • 18 weeks half pay plus SMP providing the total does not exceed full pay
  • 13 weeks at £139.58pw or 90% pay (whichever lower)
  • 13 weeks unpaid

Amount you would receive, pre-tax, on a salary of £30k: £12,320

Return to work bonus? No

Service length required to qualify for enhanced paternity package: 12 months at beginning of week in which baby is due. NB this is for hospital doctors only. All others get SPP.

Enhanced paternity package:

  • 2 weeks at full pay for hospital doctors
  • OR 2 weeks SPP for others

Amount you would receive, pre-tax, on a salary of £30k: £1,154 for hospital doctors; £279 for others

 

 

The Guardian

The Guardian

Type of business: Journalism & news

Service length required to qualify for enhanced maternity package: One year’s service by the 15th week before the Expected Week of Childbirth

Enhanced maternity package:

  • 18 weeks at 100% pay
  • 21 weeks at £139.58pw or 90% pay (whichever lower)
  • 13 weeks unpaid

Amount you would receive, pre-tax, on a salary of £30k: £13,316

Return to work bonus? No

Service length required to qualify for enhanced paternity package: 26 weeks’ service by the 15th week before the baby is due

No enhancement to paternity package:

  • 2 weeks at £139.58pw or 90% pay (whichever lower)

Amount you would receive, pre-tax, on a salary of £30k: £279

Grant Thornton

Grant Thornton

 

Type of business: Accountancy

Service length required to qualify for enhanced maternity package: Unknown

Enhanced maternity package:

According to this Economia article:

  • weeks at 90% pay, with some additional maternity pay in weeks 7 – 19 depending on length of service
  • 20 weeks at £139.58 per week or 90% pay (whichever lower)
  • 13 weeks unpaid

Return to work bonus? Yes. Two months’ salary on return.

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RBS

RBS

Type of business: Banking

Service length required to qualify for enhanced maternity package: 52 weeks service at the qualifying week (15 weeks before the Expected Week of Childbirth).

Enhanced maternity package:

  • 12 weeks at 100% pay
  • 27 weeks at £139.58pw or 90% pay (whichever lower)
  • 13 weeks unpaid

Amount you would receive, pre-tax, on a salary of £30k: £10,691.74

Return to work bonus? No

 

Paternity package currently unknown – does not actually appear to be set out clearly in the company’s policy. 

Ashmore Group plc

Ashmore

Type of business: Financial services

Service length required to qualify for enhanced maternity package: 52 weeks at the baby’s date of birth

Enhanced maternity package:

  • 17 weeks at 100% pay
  • 22 weeks at £139.58pw or 90% pay (whichever lower)
  • 12 weeks unpaid

Amount you would receive, pre-tax, on a salary of £30k: £12,878

Return to work bonus? No

Service length required to qualify for enhanced paternity package: 52 weeks

Enhanced paternity package:

  • 2 weeks at full pay

Amount you would receive, pre-tax, on a salary of £30k: £1,154

Linklaters LLP

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m&pper gold star employer

Type of business: Legal services

Service length required to qualify for enhanced maternity pay/leave: 12 months at the baby’s date of birth

Enhanced maternity package:

  • 26 weeks at 100% pay
  • 26 weeks at £139.58pw or 90% pay (whichever lower)

Amount you would receive, pre-tax, on a salary of £30k: £18,629

Return to work bonus? No

Other notes: There is no obligation to pay back the enhanced maternity pay if you do not return to work.

AEGIS London

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Type of employer: Financial services

Service length required to qualify for enhanced maternity package: 2 years at the baby’s date of birth

Enhanced maternity package:

  • 6 weeks at 100% pay
  • 33 weeks at £139.58pw or 90% pay (whichever lower)
  • 12 weeks unpaid

Amount you would receive, pre-tax, on a salary of £30k: £8,068

Return to work bonus? Yes – 15% of your “return to work” basic salary, split into two payment at month 4 and 7

Amount you would receive, pre-tax, on a salary of £30k, including return to work bonus: £12,568

Service length required to qualify for enhanced paternity package: 26 weeks by the birth of the baby

Enhanced paternity package:

  • 1 week at full pay
  • 1 week at £139.58pw or 90% pay (whichever lower)

Amount you would receive, pre-tax, on a salary of £30k: £716.50

Thames Water

Thames Water

Type of business: Utilities

Service length required to qualify for enhanced maternity package: Minimum period of 12 months by the start of the 15th week before the Expected Week of Childbirth 

Enhanced maternity package:

  • 14 weeks at 100% pay
  • 25 weeks at £139.58pw or 90% pay (whichever lower)
  • 13 weeks unpaid

Amount you would receive, pre-tax, on a salary of £30k: £11,566

Return to work bonus? No

Service length required to qualify for enhanced paternity package: 12 months 

Enhanced paternity package:

  • 2 weeks at full pay

Amount you would receive, pre-tax, on a salary of £30k: £1,154