Will fathers be able to hold the baby?

Reports have suggested that the government may give fathers the right to take paid leave to look after a new baby, allowing mothers to return to work, just two weeks after giving birth. At present, fathers can take two weeks… Read on

Delay of parental leave increase

The UK Government has announced that it is taking advantage of the European Commission’s one year’s grace for implementing an increase from three to four months parental leave entitlement, which will now be implemented in March 2013.… Read on

What is parental leave?

Parental leave is often used as a loose term to cover a wide range of family-friendly employment rights. However it has a specific legal meaning. A parent, or someone with caring responsibility for a child, can seek a period of… Read on