I’ve been interviewed on various radio stations around the UK about the new parental leave arrangements because from April the first British working dads could be heading home from work to look after their new babies full-time for as long as 50 weeks. Their jobs will be held open for […]
I was interviewed today on BBC West Midlands Radio about Labour and Ed Milliband’s new Paternity Proposal as a future Labour government would double the amount of paid paternity leave available to new fathers from two to four weeks, Ed Miliband has announced. The Labour leader has also pledged to increase statutory paternity pay by […]
Nick Clegg the Deputy Prime Minister has unveiled plans for new parents to share parenting leave from work. New mothers would have to take the first two weeks off work and then Mums and Dads could then split up to 50 weeks in leave between them. Sounds like a great idea to me but has condemned the plan […]
I’ve just discovered downloading the Sunday papers on my Kindle ! Bliss ! So I read with interest Jemima Lewis’ article in The Sunday Telegraph about how paternity leave is good not only for children and mothers, but can help the economy, too. What do you think ?
In the Queen’s Speech at the state opening of parliament yesterday it was revealed that the coalition government plan to revolutionise maternity leave by allowing parents to split it between themselves. The move could allow mothers to return to work earlier after the birth of a child, but also allow fathers to be more hands-on […]