The Telegraph introduces Equal Parental Pay

18 September 2018

The Telegraph has introduced an Equal Parental Pay policy.  This means both new mothers and fathers at The Telegraph will be entitled to 26 weeks full pay for parental leave, becoming one of only a few companies in the UK to offer this.

Gnosoulla Tsioupra-Lewis, Chief People Officer, The Telegraph said:

“This is a hugely important – market leading – step. The Telegraph is an inclusive employer who supports working families.  This new policy offers both parents the choice to take equal responsibility for caring for their child – without hindering their career here.”Nick Hugh, CEO, The Telegraph said:“I am truly proud that we will be offering all our staff equal parental pay.  This is a significant policy and reflects our ongoing commitment to have a zero gender pay gap by 2025”Notes to Editors:Policy starts on 1st January 2019 for babies due after 1st January 2019


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