Hilpern, Kate
January 2007
People Management;1/25/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p30
The article focuses on the enactment of the Work and Families Act (WFA) 2006 in Great Britain in April 2007. Under the WFA, statutory maternity pay (SMP) and maternity allowance will all be payable for a period of 39 weeks for babies due on or after April 1. It cites the implications of the decreased number of employers who believe that the WFA will benefit their organization. The act aims to simplify the administration of maternity payments in Great Britain.


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