Getting to grips with shared parental leave

In a hope to banish the outdated stereotype that women are more likely to take time off than men when a new baby joins the family, the UK government has recently changed the way parental leave works. Parents are now able to share the 52 weeks leave after having a baby or adopting. While new parents have praised the new system, trying to decipher what their employees are entitled to is causing UK employers a bit of a headache.

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On 23rd June we’ll have a big decision to make. Do we want to remain part of the EU, or will we vote to go it alone? There are so many conflicting arguments for and against remaining in the EU that it’s hard to get a grip on the facts, and this is particularly true when considering the impact the decision in June will have on recruitment in the UK.

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