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Call for universal childcare

Call for universal childcare

The Government should prioritise funding and developing children's centres which bring together childcare, early learning and family services rather than relying on cash transactions between the state and families in the form of vouchers, tax credits or reliefs, according to a report by the think tank the IPPR.…

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Dads 'should get a month off'

Dads 'should get a month off'

Statutory paid paternity leave period should be extended to one month, up from two weeks as it is currently, according to a report by the think tank the IPPR.…

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Dads 'should get more paternity leave'

Dads 'should get more paternity leave'

Working fathers should be given the chance to play a bigger role in early parenting, through an entitlement to four weeks of paid leave following the birth of their child, according to the think tank IPPR.…

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Organisation launched to support City dads

Organisation launched to support City dads

Nearly half of City dads say missing their children is their biggest daily challenge, with 45 per cent says their work life balance is less than satisfactory.…

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Organisations 'need to tackle cultural and financial barriers to paternity leave'

Organisations 'need to tackle cultural and financial barriers to paternity leave'

Cultural and financial barriers mean just 10% of new fathers and only 2% of managers take more than two weeks of paternity leave, according to the Institute of Leadership and Management. …

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