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Wealth Knowledge September 2016 - Future parents plan to use shared parental leave

The research by Scottish Widows’ Centre for the Modern Family reveals that 31% of fathers and 16% of mothers are the sole payers of childcare.

44% of prospective parents believe this is a shared responsibility, as compared to 23% of current parents.

The research also shows that many people do not yet have a full understanding of SPL.

Of those that do not plan to utilise it:
• 14% say they don’t understand how it works
• 13% believe it will harm their careers
• 7% don’t think their employer would accept it.

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