In just a few days, Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, will give birth to the royal couple’s first child. And, after the birth, Prince William will be taking a couple of weeks of paternity leave. Yes, even royalty is entitled to paternity leave in the UK.
For many women, the excitement of finding out they are pregnant is marred by their concerns about telling their employers the happy news. As many as 42% of working women are anxious about their employer’s reaction when they tell them that they are expecting a baby, according to a survey of 1,000 working women by OnePoll commissioned by QualitySolicitors.