Nick Clegg

Shared Parental Leave, Time it happened or Waste of time?

by ParentalChoice
in Work life balance, Parenting, Flexible working, Family, Career
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Last week, Jo Swinson, MP and the Minister for Employment Relations, confirmed that the Government’s plans for shared parental leave had come through consultation and were being included in the Children and Families Bill which will come into law in 2015. The aim of the legislation is to overhaul the current “Edwardian” (Nick C...

Modern Workplaces, Looking to the Future

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in Flexible working
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Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg today promised a “properly flexible” system of shared parental leave in Britain by 2015. Announcing  the Governments response to the Modern Workplaces’ consultation Mr Clegg  condemned Britain’s “Edwardian” system that places the burden of childcare on mothers and di...