For employers For employers

Articles about fathers in employment and at work, such as parental leave and other workplace issues, plus training and services for employers, including Fathers@ – a new intranet-based info service.

Blog » For employers
10 November 2016 | Leave a comment
The Fatherhood Institute is supporting #Walkthetalk, a campaign that calls on men to take a stand and ‘walk the talk’ for gender equality in the workplace. 
6 October 2016 | Leave a comment
The Fatherhood Institute’s workplace seminars (60-90 minutes) are all suitable for fathers or mothers, or for mothers and fathers together – and for managers and employers to attend. 
Blog » For employers
13 June 2016 | One comment
Jeremy Davies writes: Today we publish the 2016 edition of our Fairness in Families Index #fairnessinfamilies, which uses a basket of measures to compare developed countries’ progress towards gender equality. 
Policy » For employers
7 October 2015 | Leave a comment
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. 
Blog » For employers
28 November 2014 | Leave a comment
Jeremy Davies writes: Nick Clegg has been making headlines in recent months as a stalwart advocate of parents sharing the responsibility for hands-on caring. 
Blog » For employers
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. 
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. 
Blog » For employers
14 May 2014 | One comment
Jeremy Davies writes: As part of our #DadsExcluded campaign we wrote last week to the organisers of the ‘Mumandworking’ awards, having been alerted by a follower of our Facebook page to what looked like a missed opportunity for the promotion of flexible working opportunities to all parents, rather than just mums. 
3 December 2013 | Leave a comment
Antenatal scans Some enlightened employers give dads unpaid leave to attend two antenatal appointments; from 2015 this will become a legal right.