Prediction on fathers rights proved correct

When the shared parental leave legislation was introduced creating the potential for fathers to take extended periods of leave, I predicted that it would only be a matter of time before a gentleman argued that an employer who paid him merely at the statutory parental...

Shared Parental Leave – Q & A

Question:  What happens if a mother of a child is living with a different partner to the biological father of the child?  Who has the right to engage in shared parental leave? Answer:  The mother can only choose to share parental leave with one person in respect of...

Shared parental leave Q&A

Question: I have a question about SPLIT days – there are going to be 20 of them in the new scheme, but could they all be taken by just one of the parents/carers? Is the scheme expecting that by doubling this facility, both parents should take them? And what about...