They come into play after it was estimated that 54,000 women a year may lose their jobs due to pregnancy or maternity.
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New research has found that half (50 per cent) of UK the workforce don’t know if their company offers shared parental leave, three years into the initiative
Asking for family-friendly working patterns leads to them getting fewer hours, worse shifts and in some cases losing their jobs, according to a TUC survey.
British parents now pay an eye-watering average of £116 per week for a part time nursery place- or over £6,000 every year, according to new research by the Family and Childcare Trust.
A year on from the implementation of Shared Parental Leave, a new report highlights best practice in flexible working and family friendly working and shows how the most progressive organisations achieve the best results for both employee and employer.
With Donald Trump eating up the all the press coverage of the Republican nominating contest for president of the United States, you could be forgiven for thinking his victory is a done deal.
Heather Jackson, founder of the Balanced Business Forum talks gender balance, diversity and parental leave
The Balanced Business Forum (formally The Women’s Business Forum) is the world’s first and only annual gender balanced leadership and talent management conference. Founded by Heather Jackson, who re-mortgaged her house to create it, the Forum rings together over 500 influential business leaders from across the world who want and need to be challenged with new research, case studies and proven solutions to progressive talent management. HRreview caught up with Heather in between talks at October’s Forum.
Netflix has announced that they will give new parents a year’s fully-paid leave to ensure the retention of top talent.
Parents of school age children now have access to unpaid parental leave that could be utilised through the summer holidays, the TUC are reminding employers today.
The UK moves away from the traditional views on childcare as more than half of the population say that responsibilities should be shared equally between parents.
Parents will gain greater flexibility in how they share the care of their child in the first year after birth as new regulations regarding Shared Parental Leave (SPL) come into force today (1 December 2014). The new rules, which apply to couples with babies due or children matched or placed for adoption on or after…
Workplace experts Acas have published their new guide on shared parental leave (SPL), a new legal right which allows couples to share maternity or adoption leave and pay from 5 April 2015. Couples finding out now that they are expecting a child will be among the first parents eligible to take advantage of these new rights. Acas’…
With effect from 5 April 2015, the legal landscape for co-parenting employees will change unrecognisably. By virtue of the shared parental leave regulations, eligible parents will be able to take up to 50 weeks of interchangeable parental leave. The legislative changes will further enfranchise fathers to take primary childcare responsibility, enable parents to take maternity…
Couples finding out now that they are expecting a child will be among the first parents eligible to take advantage of new shared parental leave rights. The new rules, which apply to couples whose babies are due from next April (2015), will allow parents to choose whether they want to share the mother’s maternity leave.…