Flexible working schemes

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  • 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:
    16 August 2016
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    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.

  • Supporting fathers

    Type:
    Good practice manual

    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.

  • Right to request flexible working: health (England and Wales)

    Type:
    Employment law manual

    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.

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HR and legal information and guidance relating to flexible working schemes.