Posted on 14th February 2016 at 14:55
Policy announcement ‘may not be welcomed by employers’
Grandparents will be able to take paid time off work for childcare under government plans to extend the existing shared parental leave.
Parents and grandparents will be able to divide the statutory shared parental pay between them, which is £139.58 a week or 90 per cent of average weekly earnings.
Chancellor George Osborne made the announcement as the Conservative Party conference began in Manchester this week.