1. How will shared parental leave operate? 2. When does shared parental leave come in? 3. When will the mother of a child be eligible to take shared parental leave? 4. Can employees on shared parental leave take keeping-in-touch days? 5. When will the father of a child, or the partner of a child's mother, be eligible to take shared parental leave? 6. Does an employee made redundant while on shared parental leave have any special rights?Employers were getting to grips with various changes to family-friendly workplace rights last month. Questions on next year's introduction of shared parental leave and the recent amendments to the rules on flexible working requests dominate the list of popular FAQs on XpertHR for July 2014. Also, with the warm weather continuing throughout the month, employers were asking whether or not there is a maximum workplace temperature beyond which employees cannot be expected to work.