Almost every organisation that took part in the UK trial of a four-day week (92%) has decided to continue with a shorter working week, after the pilot saw a reduction in burnout, anxiety, fatigue and sickness absence.
The Carer's Leave Bill, which could see working carers get access to one week of unpaid carer's leave, has been passed by MPs.
Two long-awaited bills - one that makes it illegal for employers to withhold tips from workers, and another that gives employees the right to neonatal leave and pay - have passed a crucial stage in the House of Commons.
The 2023/24 rates for statutory maternity, paternity, adoption, shared parental and sick pay have been set by the Department for Work and Pensions.
Plans to give employees the right to request flexible working from the first day of their job have been confirmed by the Government, although no date has been set for its introduction.
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