Maternity, paternity and adoption leave

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The Council has a range of policies on maternity, paternity and adoption leave.  Please see below.

For further advice, please email HR at 

For further information about childcare vouchers and the Government’s Tax Free Childcare Scheme, please see the childcare vouchers section in Employee information and benefits

For further information about wellbeing during pregnancy, please see NHS guidance at and for information on health and safety at work, including risk assessments, please see HSE guidance at .  Information on the Council’s risk assessment process is available on Health and Safety pages.