Working patterns categories

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  • How can you help employees with caring responsibilities?

    20 October 2016

    From offering flexible working and leave arrangements to providing training for line managers and information on how to access support, there are a number of ways employers can successfully support carers in the workplace.

  • Six tips for employing students

    29 September 2016

    As the university year commences, many students will be thinking about finding a job to help fund their studies. We set out six tips for employers to consider when employing students and part-time workers.

  • Policies and documents tool: further improvements to layout

    22 September 2016

    A further 18 categories within our suite of model documents are now listed in the order in which HR professionals might use them. This follows on from the earlier redesign of 14 key areas, making it easier than ever to find the templates that you need among XpertHR's 1,000 model documents.

  • The difficult balancing act that flexible working requests can require

    17 August 2016

    Consultant editor Darren Newman considers a recent indirect sex discrimination case arising out of a situation where the requested adjustment to the claimant's working hours would have had a negative impact on her colleagues, who would have had to work more unsociable hours as a result.

  • Olympic Games: review your sporting events policy

    21 July 2016

    For employers that wish to avoid disruption to their business, XpertHR's model policy on sporting and other special events is a good starting point.

  • Podcast: Tackling issues arising from major sporting events

    3 June 2016

    XpertHR editors Ellie Gelder and Sarah Anderson discuss the issues that major sporting events might present for employers in the countdown to Euro 2016.

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Editor's choice: HR and legal information and guidance relating to working patterns.