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Here we go again. No single issue concerns us more than all government’s obsession with changing employment law. Since 2011 we have been arguing against the Coalition’s plans for shared parental leave, not because the idea in principle is a bad one, but because the administrative burdens it will place on small businesses could be sizeable. We are pleased with some of the concessions won from government on this policy which will limit the impact the proposals could have had. However, the legislative principle has passed and now means that any baby due after April 1 2015 will qualify parents