7 October 2015
Chancellor George Osborne’s announcement that the Government will extend shared parental leave and pay to grandparents will undermine gender equality by reducing the likelihood of fathers taking the leave, the Fatherhood Institute has said. 
20 April 2015
  Double statutory paternity leave and pay it at a higher rate…introduce six weeks’ use-it-or-lose-it ‘daddy leave’…reform the Family Courts to introduce a presumption of 50-50 shared parenting…who’s promising what about fatherhood in their 2015 election manifestos? 
30 March 2015
A parliamentary inquiry into parenting and social mobility has called on the next government to do more to encourage the UK’s early years services to engage with men – and to fund a national reading campaign for dads and children. 
3 November 2014
Adrienne Burgess writes: On Friday 31 October, the Coalition published guidance for government departments about its Family Test, which had been heralded back in August by the Prime Minister. 
21 October 2014
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. 
5 September 2014
Writing in Every Child Journal, part of the Teaching Times group, Fatherhood Institute trustee Tim Linehan outlines the benefits (for children, fathers, mothers and wider society) of services’ engagement with fathers….and the potential dangers of their failure to do so.