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.
The Women and Equalities Committee has launched an inquiry into how employers can better support fathers in the workplace.
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.
David Malamatenios is partner at Colman Coyle solicitors. He rounds up the latest rulings.
Consultant editor Darren Newman considers a recent indirect sex discrimination case that highlights the problems that an employer can face when it has to balance the working-pattern requests of individual employees against the needs of the workforce as a whole, and its need to provide an effective service.
A model policy to deal with absence and other issues arising at the time of sporting or other special events such as the UEFA European Championships 2016.
In this week's podcast we discuss how employers can take advantage of the employee engagement opportunities that major sporting events like Euro 2016 offer, as well as highlighting some of the issues that might arise during the event such as competing requests for time off and absenteeism.
Our latest research investigates the most common shift patterns and looks at the hours, rotations and pay of shift workers.
Good practice guidance discussing the steps that employers can take to engage expectant fathers or fathers with dependent children, including support during paternity leave, ordinary parental leave and shared parental leave.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to working patterns.