Practical guidance on dealing with career breaks (sometimes referred to as sabbaticals).
A model policy to set out the rules on career breaks.
Good practice guidance discussing the importance of flexible working, the issues involved in drawing up an organisational policy and the main types of flexible working.
In Curr v Marks & Spencer plc the Court of Appeal holds that an employee who took a four-year break from work under her employer's "child-break scheme", after which she was re-engaged, had not been absent from work in circumstances such that "by arrangement she was regarded as continuing in the employment" during that break when no contract of employment subsisted.
This week's case round-up from Eversheds deals with: continuity of employment; and holiday pay.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to career breaks.