The number of new fathers taking paternity leave fell for the first time in five years last year, while almost three times more women took maternity leave.
The government has committed to exploring the case for five days' statutory paid leave for carers, but has been criticised for "barely paying lip service" to other recommendations made to help improve working carers' lives.
It was just a slip, albeit an absurd one, but the new foreign secretary's gaffe in China this week sheds light on an often ignored but vital aspect of international business - cross-cultural understanding, writes Matthew MacLachlan of Learnlight.
How do absence rates for your organisation measure up against those at your competitors? New XpertHR data enables you to benchmark absence rates at your organisation against those for others in the same sector.
A model form to seek consent from an individual to process their personal data for a specific purpose, where no other legal basis for the processing applies.
XpertHR has added a new form to seek consent to process personal data for a specific purpose, where no other legal basis for the processing applies under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We also provide new forms and letters for requests for rectification and erasure of personal data under the GDPR.
The average number of sick days taken fell to an all-time low last year, as the CIPD warns "unhealthy" working practices such as presenteeism continue to be overlooked by employers.
A model form to allow an individual to request the erasure of data that the organisation holds about him or her.
A model letter for your organisation to inform an individual that data about him or her has been deleted.
A model letter for your organisation to ask for more information from an individual who has requested the deletion of data about him or her.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to managing employees/workers.