Working patterns

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  • Dads face negative bias in quest for work-life balance

    Date:
    22 February 2017
    Type:
    News

    Fathers face a negative bias when seeking a better work-life balance or applying for part-time employment, a new study suggests.

  • Employers more willing to consider job shares at senior level

    Date:
    30 January 2017
    Type:
    News

    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.

  • Retaining staff

    Type:
    Good practice manual

    Updated to include information on trends in retaining staff.

  • Inquiry into "fatherhood penalty" launched by Government

    Date:
    16 January 2017
    Type:
    News

    The Women and Equalities Committee has launched an inquiry into how employers can better support fathers in the workplace.

  • Wellbeing

    Type:
    Good practice manual

    Updated with information on trends in employee wellbeing.

  • Gender

    Type:
    Good practice manual

    Updated to reflect the latest gender pay gap figures, as reported in the Annual survey of hours and earnings 2016.

  • Date:
    15 November 2016
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    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.

  • Five ways employers can support employees who are carers

    Date:
    19 October 2016
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    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.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 October 2016
    Type:
    Law reports

    David Malamatenios is partner at Colman Coyle solicitors. He rounds up the latest rulings.

  • Date:
    26 September 2016
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    In university towns and cities around the country, students are settling in for the start of the academic year. As freshers' weeks come to an end, many students will start to think about finding some part-time work to see them through. We set out six tips on employing students.

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