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The work-dad balance

From April new fathers will be entitled to take up to six months’ paternity leave. The coalition’s family-friendly rhetoric is appealing, but how many men will actually take more time off?

By Matthew Taylor   180

Click here to read Ian Hargreaves (Professor of Journalism), David Kershaw (head of M&C Saatchi), and Clive Stafford-Smith (Director of Reprieve) on how their experience of fatherhood differs from that of their fathers

To the hundred or so guests at the UK Nordic Baltic summit, held during late January in the achingly trendy surroundings of the Whitechapel Gallery, the distinctiveness of Cameron’s conservatism became abundantly clear. While his government pursues a traditional right-of-centre plan for state retrenchment, the prime minister used an informal day of workshops to discuss a policy that many in his party would consider suspiciously progressive. Along…

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