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Category: Flexi working & Shared Parental Leave

Flexi working & Shared Parental Leave

Success of Aviva’s parental leave policy #AD

How do you think most men would react if given the same amount of parental leave and pay as their female colleagues? Insurer Aviva, which has offered all employees the same parental leave benefits since 2017, has been crunching the numbers and you might be surprised by the results.

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Family Life & parenting

State of the World’s Fathers 2021: Is gender equality in reverse gear?

Just a few months before the Coronavirus pandemic, the 2019 State of the World’s Fathers report confidently stated men could make a massive difference to gender equality if they increased the amount of unpaid care work each day by 50 minutes. It seemed simple and achievable, but COVID came along and changed everything. The State

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Fatherhood

Lockdown Fathers and Time with Dad: Learning From the Pandemic

Lockdown Fathers & Time with Dad: Learning from the pandemic What can we learn from pandemic? What positives can we take away from it? I’ll tell you: According to new research from the fatherhood Institute, dads what increased opportunities to work flexibly and from home. The research shows men have learned from the experiences of

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Flexi working & Shared Parental Leave

Why soft skills aren’t soft

There are many issues I have with workplace culture and the way parents are perceived and treated. There’s one particular aspect that’s been bothering me for a little while and it’s the phrase ‘soft skills.’ When a mum or a dad takes time out of the workplace to care for and raise children, they’re often

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Flexi working & Shared Parental Leave

Flexible working during COVID-19: What managers are saying

Flexible working should be more widely available to fathers and people without children. So concludes a significant new research project into how managers have dealt with the change in working practices and working culture during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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