Work, Finance and Benefits
Working mothers-to-be have maternity rights at work, including time off to attend ante-natal clinics, maternity leave and maternity pay or benefits. Below are links to documents and information that will help you during this phase of your life.
Rights in the Workplace
Government guidance on Rights and Entitlements at work
Maternity Action provides factsheets which give advice to parents on a range of topics relating to pregnancy and new births
A Guide to Maternity Benefits
On online publication from the Department for Work & Pensions providing detailed information on Maternity Benefits
Sure Start Maternity Grant
A one-off grant is available to parents who receive benefits or higher tax credits
Expecting or Bringing up Children - Benefits
Government guidance to the range of benefits and entitlements available to parents
Birmingham Debt Advice Team
Birmingham City Council debt advisors providing realistic and practical advice on maximising income, budgeting and debt repayments.