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. 
26 May 2016
  Bringing Fathers In is a series of smart, punchy, evidence-based information sheets backed up with a series of online research summaries. 
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? 
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. 
13 October 2014
Shared Parental Leave is a new right that will give eligible dads and mums (see below for more details on eligibility) more choice over how to share the earning and caring after their child is born (or placed with them through adoption). 
13 October 2014
Our Dads’ FAQs feature information and guidance on a range of subjects, and are intended to help fathers who want to play an active role in their children’s lives.