There have been passionate father campaigners for decades, and there have been high profile trailblazers, though only a few followed their lead. But it seems that now there is finally a critical mass...
Nearly two-thirds (63%) of working mums with primary school age children do not have sufficient childcare for the six-week school summer holidays, according to the TUC.
Employers are three times more likely to offer generous and extended parental leave than three years ago, according to new research by job site Indeed.
In 2021, organisational best practice for working families and carers is about inclusivity, the journey to parenthood, and introducing ways to help employees communicate their needs.
The organisations celebrated in Working Families' Best Practice Awards 2021 have been revealed.
Support networks for new mums are in high demand following the pandemic, which is why freelance communications consultant Annie Abelman set up Mentor Mums in September 2020.