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Is two weeks’ paternity leave enough for new fathers?

By Paternity leave

There has been a big debate around paternity leave for years now as to whether new fathers should be entitled to the same leave as mothers. After all, raising a child is a joint effort. The reality though is very different and the gov.uk website states that statutory paternity leave consists of ‘taking either one or two weeks. You get the same amount of leave if your partner has multiple births (such as twins). You must take your leave in one go. A week is the same amount of days that you normally work in a week – for example,…

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