Grandparental leave on hold.

The Grandparental leave consultation which was due to be launched in May 2016 has been shelved until after the EU referendum.

The consultation will consider how to extend Shared Parental Leave and Pay to working grandparents. It will also look at options for streamlining the Shared Parental Leave and Pay system, including simplifying the eligibility requirements and notification system, which undoubtedly would be welcomed by all, as the existing system is complicated to administer.

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