3 May 2017
Jeremy Davies writes: Parenting leave experts always knew that Shared Parental Leave (SPL) would disappoint. The international evidence is clear: if governments are serious about encouraging large numbers of fathers to take substantial periods of leave during the baby’s first year (as they should be if they are serious about tackling the gender pay gap and improving children’s outcomes), they need to do two things. 
7 November 2014
What do we mean by ‘paternity leave’? Paternity leave is a father-specific right to take time off work soon after the birth of a child. 
29 October 2013
What is the ideal design of parenting leave (maternity, paternity and parental leave) in high, middle and low income countries? 
13 November 2012
Jeremy Davies writes: Back in July 2012 we wrote a paper called Stick to your guns, urging the Government to pursue the plan it had outlined in its Modern Workplaces consultation. 
11 October 2012
PATERNITY LEAVE/ PAY & PARENTAL LEAVE Questions we have been asked include: ‘I took two weeks paternity leave, but now my employer says I was not entitled to it and won’t be paid’ ‘I work as a teacher and my Head says that teachers aren’t eligible for paternity leave’ ‘I have heard that fathers as well as mothers have a right to ask for flexible working when their children are young. 
12 June 2012
How much leave should be available exclusively to mothers when they have a baby – and how much should be shareable with the father?