Maternity plan delivers the goods

Human Resource Management International Digest

ISSN: 0967-0734

Article publication date: 6 June 2008




(2008), "Maternity plan delivers the goods", Human Resource Management International Digest, Vol. 16 No. 4.



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Maternity plan delivers the goods

Article Type: Abstracts From: Human Resource Management International Digest, Volume 16, Issue 4.

Harrison N. Human Resources (UK), January 2008, Start page: 28, No. of pages: 1Purpose - Describes the maternity strategy developed by UK law firm, Clifford Chance. Design/methodology/approach - Explains the maternity strategy, who can take advantage of it, and the benefits gained by employees and by the organization. Also gives the views of the company’s human resource director and an employee of the value of the approach taken to maternity leave and the support on returning to work. Findings - Points out that the maternity strategy is seen not just as an equal opportunities issue but also as a way of retaining and recruiting employees. Originality/value - Profiles an innovative approach to maternity leave which includes a focus on supporting women on their return to work. ISSN: 0964-8380 Reference: 37AD386

Keywords: Maternity leave, Benefits, Equal opportunities, Recruitment

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