8 July 2021
When Baz Price (pictured above) and his wife Laura decided that he should take shared parental leave to look after their baby when she arrived, they discovered that his employer, Powys County Council, only enhanced SPL to the level of statutory maternity pay (currently £151.97 or 90% of average weekly earnings – whichever is lower). 
9 June 2021
Time with Dad is our new project that aims to support fathers to take the time they need to help their children’s learning and development. 
4 May 2021
The Fatherhood Institute is conducting the most comprehensive review ever undertaken in Britain, of decades of research into the roles of fathers in families. 
18 May 2020
We have been invited by the House of Commons Petitions Committee, to feed into its exploration of whether or not to extend maternity leave for 3 months in response to the Covid-19 lockdown[1]. 
18 December 2019
At the current rate of progress it will take 99.5 years to close the global gender pay gap, according to a new report from The World Economic Forum – which places the UK 21st (down six places since last year) in the world gender equality league table. 
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.