On Sunday, I noticed this tree as I walked to our car to drop something off. There was something about it that caught my attention: its dryness, its fragile looking twigs, its funny shape, and its beauty. I noticed how much it stood out amidst the concrete structures around it and in contrast to the other green plants.
Shared Parental Leave offers working biological and adoptive parents in England, Scotland, and Wales, increased work flexibility in the first year of their child’s life, from April 5 2015. Continue reading
The NCT Shared Parental Leave Q & A session with the MP, Jo Swinson, was finally going to happen this time, no date changes! I planned to leave home for a 10.45am arrival and 11am start; unfortunately, I forgot to factor in potential traffic. Well, a lot that could go wrong surely went wrong but I am glad I kept going and even more so that I made it there; albeit 20 mins before the session ended. 🙁 Continue reading
On Thursday 4 December 2014, the NCT’s London office is hosting a live Q & A session to discuss the new Shared Parental Leave legislation with Jo Swinson, a working mum, and the MP for Employment Relations and Consumer Affairs. Follow the discussion on twitter with #askjo, #SharedParentalLeave and @NCTcharity. Continue reading