Monthly Archives: September 2021

The incredible shrinking SPL take-up figures

Earlier this month, I wrote here about the law firm EMW and their narrative – eagerly sucked up by a few so-called journalists – about the supposedly low take-up of statutory paternity leave. I suggested that EMW’s narrative is little … Continue reading

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Is the paternity leave system “broken”?

How many women go on statutory maternity pay in the UK each year? Go on, have a guess. Or maybe you know the number? Perhaps you do. Or maybe you only think you do. According to news reports last month … Continue reading

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