New “Spotlight” explains impact on pensions of maternity leave
18 Jun, 2018
The Pensions Advisory Service (TPAS) has published a “Maternity Leave Spotlight” outlining the impact on pensions of maternity leave. It also covers what happens when the employee returns to work and the impact of having a baby on the state pension. Although
aimed at employees rather than employers, the Spotlight is a useful summary for employers of the law in this area.
The Spotlight confirms that employers and employees are required to continue contributing to a pension scheme during maternity leave as follows: