In today’s episode of Bodcast, host Zoe Close catches up with HR Solicitor Sarah Buxton on how to deal with maternity in your dental practice. For those looking to develop a greater understanding of the statutory framework and rules applicable to pregnant employees, as well as those taking and returning from maternity leave, this podcast is well worth a listen.
What you’ll hear today:
- An insight into the rights of a pregnant employee when it comes to attending their antenatal appointments
- How these rights apply to self-employed associates and hygienists
- Guidance on how to deal with an employee who decides not to return to work after or during their period of maternity
- Advice on what an employer needs to do if an employee wishes to return to work part time following their maternity.
About Sarah Buxton
Sarah specialises in acting exclusively for dentists, dental managers and dental practice owners in all aspects of HR and Employment Law and is a Director at FTA Law. Sarah often advises dental practices on managing and motivating their staff, dealing with sickness absence, assisting with making changes to employment contracts and, if needed, how to bring the employment relationship to an end. Sarah also has in-depth knowledge of the NHS Regulations and of the Care Quality Commission and how this effects the employment relationship in a dental practice.
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