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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.

11 December 2017
Employment law for parents should be overhauled, starting with 3 months’ well-paid “daddy leave”, according to our ground-breaking study Cash or carry, published today. 
FI research » For employers
4 December 2017
The Fatherhood Institute, supported by the Nuffield Foundation, has been compiling (and continues to compile) a literature library of mainly academic articles, book chapters and reports about fathers and fatherhood in the UK.  
Blog » For employers
10 November 2016
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.