George Thompson ING

How do other families do it? Parental leave that is. One may assume there’s only one way to do it and that is to just take what you can get – be that from the Government or an employer. But in fact there are so many ways you can take parental leave these days. So,…

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For many people, returning to work after parental leave normally means settling your baby into a new child care routine and heading back into an office to work alongside a team. The impact of Covid-19 has left parents with limited child care options and returning to work now means working from home, indefinitely for now.  If…

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It’s not often you get to hear from a professional couple who have both taken parental leave. In this special podcast we interview Michael Brosnan, Manager at Deloitte, and Annaliese Van Riet, People and Culture Leader, about their experience of becoming new parents and how Deloitte’s parental policies have made achieving a balance between work…

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It’s time to think radically about parental leave equality “There’s every reason to want men’s parental leave to be a mirror of women’s parental leave. And there’s every reason to believe it will never happen” according to Girard Dorney, HRM Online article last month Parental Leave for Men is a Great Thing We May Never…

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