Parental Employment Benefits Around the World
Monday 15 December 2014
In the UK we’re often told we work too hard; that other countries have a better balance between work and home life. For many of us, it’s a constant battle which becomes even more prominent when you have a child on the way. Whether you already have kids or you’re set to become a first-time parent the work and family balance is probably top of your list of priorities.
But how good do we have it in the UK compared to other countries worldwide? Besides Employment Law regulations, what additional support do employers give to employees at this often life changing moment?
Many countries can be accused of being guilty of enforcing traditional gender roles, so where do we sit? The below infographic shows how we measure up worldwide when it comes to supporting parental equality.