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Shared Parental Leave - video casebook

This resource draws on real life accounts of couples taking Shared Parental Leave (SPL) to provide useful insights for parents and employers.

What might stop you taking Shared Parental Leave?

Couples acknowledge some of the barriers or challenges they encountered when deciding to take SPL, ranging from career considerations, traditional gender roles and the complexity of the policy itself.

Research partners

  • As part of an academic project, researchers from Manchester and Lancaster Universities would love to hear more about your views of SPL. If you would be happy for the project team to contact you with a link to a brief survey please type your email address (otherwise please just press submit).