21 October 2014 | Leave a comment
Nick Clegg’s proposal to equalise payments for new dads and mums who take parenting leave is a welcome sign that the shared parental leave arrangements coming on stream in April 2015 could be a game-changer. The regulations still leave it open for individual companies to decide how much they will pay mums and dads, but the government’s decision to lead the way by announcing that the Civil Service will enhance mums’ and dads’ pay to the same level raises the bar. Read the full story »
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16 October 2014 | Leave a comment
The Fatherhood Institute has produced two new resources for the Institute of Health Visiting, to help their members improve the service they provide to families with young children. 
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15 October 2014 | Leave a comment
Jeremy Davies writes: New figures from the Office for National Statistics confirm fathers’ central role in the transmission of disadvantage in the UK. 
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14 October 2014 | Leave a comment
An evaluation of father-inclusiveness training for health visitors and community practitioners has found significant improvements in knowledge and attitudes, and changes in practice, among course participants. 
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13 October 2014 | Leave a comment
Shared Parental Leave is a new right that will enable eligible mothers, fathers, partners and adopters to choose how to share time off work after their child is born or placed. 
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13 October 2014 | Leave a comment
Shared Parental Leave is a new right that will give eligible dads and mums (see below for more details on eligibility) more choice over how to share the earning and caring after their child is born (or placed with them through adoption). 
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13 October 2014 | Leave a comment
Our Dads’ FAQs feature information and guidance on a range of subjects, and are intended to help fathers who want to play an active role in their children’s lives. 
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1 October 2014 | Leave a comment
Jeremy Davies writes: The Fatherhood Institute welcomes expectant dads’ new right to take time off for antenatal appointments, which starts today. 
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1 October 2014 | Leave a comment
From 1 October 2014, expectant dads have the right to take unpaid time off work to accompany their pregnant wife or partner to up to 2 of her ante-natal appointments.