Tags: working fathers

What is the impact of shared parental leave?

The Government has recently confirmed its plans to introduce a new system of  ´shared parental leave´, to allow mothers and fathers more flexibility in sharing parental responsibilities following the birth or adoption of a child. It has long been established that female employees have a right to take up to 52 weeks’ maternity leave –…

Companies not doing enough to support working fathers

With Father’s Day just round the corner, Talking Talent’s CEO, Chris Parke raises the importance of companies doing more to support working dads, especially given last month’s Queen’s speech which failed to outline any concrete plans for flexible working for fathers in the ‘Children and Families Bill’. A year ago the Government introduced Additional Paternity…