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Maternity leave stocks: Best new parent employers

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Taking care of your employees has long been an essential part of any successful company, with the quality of the workforce often directly impacting business performance. So how well that workforce is recruited, trained and looked after is an essential part of modern business strategy. When it comes to retaining talent, support for big life events, such as starting or growing a family, is often top of the list for employee satisfaction – so which firms do maternity (and paternity) leave well? And does that affect their long-term value?

This Spark lists the biggest 10 Fortune 100 companies that rank well for parental benefits, based on the UpSlide Happiness Index 2022. These firms offer some of the best paid maternity leave for their employees - but don't use this as advice. Always do your own research and look first, then leap.