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.
Updated to reflect the latest gender pay gap figures, as reported in the Annual survey of hours and earnings 2016.
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.
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.
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.
Additional information on the law on the right to request flexible working for NHS employers. To be read in conjunction with the general information on the law on the right to request flexible working.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to flexible working schemes.