With spring's four bank holidays fast approaching, it's easy to get used to the concept of the long weekend. We examine the growing support for a shorter working week and potential benefits it could bring.
Updated to include information on the gender pay gap reporting requirement, in force from 6 April 2017 for private- and voluntary-sector organisations, and 31 March 2017 for public-sector organisations.
Teachers and nurses are choosing to work through agencies because they are disillusioned with permanent work, research has found.
Fathers face a negative bias when seeking a better work-life balance or applying for part-time employment, a new study suggests.
More than two-fifths of employers would now be willing to consider a job share for a senior role, research by flexible working consultancy Timewise has found.
Updated to include information on trends in retaining staff.
The Women and Equalities Committee has launched an inquiry into how employers can better support fathers in the workplace.
Updated with information on trends in employee wellbeing.
More than a quarter of women polled in a recent survey by Workingmums had their flexible working request turned down, and nearly one in five has had to leave her job because her request was refused. Bar Huberman outlines nine common flexible working request pitfalls for employers.
According to recent research, one worker in eight is a carer, while almost one in six has had to take time off work or work irregular hours because of caring responsibilities. We set out five ways to support carers in the workplace.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to working patterns.