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Legal Q&A: Additional paternity leave

Sarah Keeble, employment partner, Olswang, looks at the outline details of the Additional Paternity Leave and Pay scheme, whereby mothers will, in effect, be able to transfer some of their statutory maternity leave and pay to the child's father or their partner.

The government has published outline details of its Additional Paternity Leave and Pay scheme, whereby mothers will, in effect, be able to transfer some of their statutory maternity leave and pay to the child's father or their partner.