Shared parental leave and pay - equalizing opportunities?

EXCERPTS
With reports citing that only 1% of those eligible took a period of shared parental leave in 2018 it is easy to overlook the potential value that SPL can offer. Colin Godfrey provides a refresh of how shared parental leave and pay works and looks at how some employers are trying to stop the scheme being a flop.
Although the TUC is encouraging the government to rip it up and start again, increasing numbers of organisations are seeking to incentivise staff to make the most of the opportunities shared parental leave can bring.