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Break the bias: Why great parental leave policies make business sense

One of the major issues facing women in the workplace is the stigma around taking time off to start a family, and how it impacts their work prospects.  After all, women make up 88 per cent of all utilised carer’s leave, according to Workplace Gender Equality Agency data. This means that women are absent from work for around seven times as long as men when they take parental leave.  And since the Great Resignation has seen many employees re-consider their places of work and leave thei