Mumsnet urges councils to publish parental leave policies

By Andrew Vaux | 18 January 2024

Parenting campaign group Mumsnet is calling on local authorities to publish their parental leave policies in a bid to help job seekers.

A recent survey revealed that 84% of Mumsnet members feel parental leave policies are important for them when applying for jobs – but two thirds avoided the issue at interview stage for fear of giving a bad impression.

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