More mothers with young children working full-time
26 September 2017
Mums with toddlers are more likely to undertake full-time work now than 20 years ago. But generally, women with young children still tend to take part-time work over full-time work.
While more dads with young children work part-time now than in 1997, their rate of employment is not as affected by having children.
Flexible working, parental leave, and the provision of free childcare have all had an impact on parental employment rates - see how that’s changed since 1996 in our latest article.