Mari Toomse-Smith
NatCen held a very exciting briefing last week entitled “Balancing parenthood and work”. The briefing was well attended with government department policy makers, academics and representatives from various charities with an interest field. Mari Toomse-Smith explains the aims of the briefing and introduces findings about how mothers and fathers balance family and work life in the first year of their child's life.    

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Tags: income and work, maternity leave, parenthood, paternity leave, Work and Families Act 2006, society