Flexible parental leave: More pitfalls than positives?

The Government has announced plans to end traditional maternity leave as we know it and introduce a more flexible ‘parental leave’ for new mothers and fathers. Under the new reforms, which are set to be introduced from 2015, parents will be able to share up to one year’s leave to look after their newborn babies. To take it as they wish.

It sounds great but scratch under the surface a little and I believe there is some cause for concern...

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