Article Tag: Paternity rights

Shared Parental Leave: further addition to family-friendly rights

A future Labour government would double the amount of paid paternity leave available to new fathers from two to four weeks, Ed Miliband has announced. The Labour leader has also pledged to increase statutory paternity pay by more than £120 a week to £260 a week. But what are new fathers currently entitled to? And… Read more »

In the name of the father… or maybe not

A legal case is currently proceeding in the courts in France in respect of the paternity of a child. The French MEP involved in the case is suing the man she says is the father, however, he denies that he is. The case is likely to be resolved by the use of witness evidence. Under… Read more »