With just one month to go before the roll-out of the Paid Parental Leave scheme, many small businesses are still oblivious over the impact of the initiative.
While it won’t be employers forking out for staff to be with their newborns (the taxpayer is taking care of that), the time it will take to put systems in place, as well as the hefty fine for non-compliance, should nudge it up businesses’ agendas.
Today, we’ve compiled the ultimate guide to the PPL scheme. Make sure you’re aware of all the facts before 2010 has passed you by.
Oliver Milman, editor