A year of paternity leave anyone?

A year of paternity leave anyone?

Sir Richard Branson was in the media in September last year for announcing he was letting his employees take as much holiday as they wanted as long as they got their job done. Employers can chose to give more than the statutory minimum of 28 days holiday, but giving...
Shared parental leave and pay

Shared parental leave and pay

By Kim Wager What do parents currently get, and why are we changing it? From April next year, the Coalition Government will deliver on its pledge to encourage shared parenting by introducing a new entitlement to shared parental leave for working parents.  The new...
Shared parental leave and pay

Best practices in the workplace for new parents

Catherine Muirden Becoming a parent is a life-changing event, at whatever stage in our working lives that it takes place. From preparing ourselves for the new baby, to the challenges to our time, energy and resources which raising a child creates, employers’ support...