10 companies to publish their parental leave and pay policies

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The deputy leader of the Liberal Democrats Jo Swinson has announced 10 major employers who have committed to publishing their parental leave and pay policies.

Swinson wants all big firms with over 250 employees to make information on leave policies easily available in a similar way to gender pay data.

The 10 employers are:

  • Accenture
  • Addleshaw Goddard
  • Deloitte
  • Direct Line Group
  • EY
  • KPMG
  • Linklaters
  • PwC
  • RBS
  • Santander

Chloe Chambraud, gender equality director at Business in the Community, said: “Publishing parental leave and pay policies can be a daunting step for employers, but it is vital in order to position themselves as an employer of choice. By being open and transparent about their parental leave and pay policies, these organisations have demonstrated their commitment to tackling gender inequality. This policy will allow new and future parents to make more informed choices about who they work for, and also has the potential to reduce bias and discrimination.”  


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