UK employees work on average two-and-a-half weeks longer than their EU counterparts over the course of a year, new analysis has found, but does it make it a more productive nation? Ashleigh Webber looks at the UK's long-hours culture and whether a four-day working week could ever take off.
With reports citing that only 1% of those eligible took a period of shared parental leave in 2018, it is easy to overlook the potential value that SPL can offer. Colin Godfrey provides a refresh of how shared parental leave and pay works and looks at how some employers are trying to stop the scheme being a flop.
The government is being urged to adopt new EU whistleblowing legislation, to avoid the risk of UK whistleblowers being left behind with out-of-date law.
Updated to reflect that the Supreme Court has granted Morrisons permission to appeal the Court of Appeal's decision in WM Morrison Supermarkets plc v Various claimants.
We are joined by Max Winthrop to go through the steps that employers need to take to ensure fair and robust disciplinary and grievance procedures.
Join us on 24 April for an hour-long webinar, where Jo Broadbent will be discussing the key legal and practical considerations involved in the management of pregnancy sickness, including health and safety requirements and the steps that can be taken to support an employee during traumatic situations, such as miscarriage.
PwC talks to XpertHR about its commitment to helping managers and employees implement and manage informal everyday flexible working arrangements.
Many men and women still view menstruation as a taboo topic and feel uncomfortable talking about periods, even though they affect 51% of the UK population at some point in their life. Natalie Taylor looks at whether period pain can constitute a disability and at ways employers can support women with more severe symptoms.
Updated to reflect that the Government has agreed a further postponement to the Brexit date with the EU.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to managing employees/workers.