Updated to include information on Kocur v Angard Staffing Solutions Ltd and another, concerning whether or not agency workers are entitled to be given the same number of hours' work as permanent staff.
In Kocur v Angard Staffing Solutions Ltd and another, the Court of Appeal held that agency workers' entitlement to the "same basic working and employment conditions" as permanent staff after 12 weeks does not extend to being given the same number of hours' work.
The Metropolitan Police has announced it will recruit part-time constables for the first time in a bid to attract more women into the force.
Updated to include information on Federación de Servicios de Comisiones Obreras (CCOO) v Deutsche Bank SAE, in which the ECJ held that EU law means that Spanish legislation should require employers to set up a system to record workers' actual daily working time.
Support for flexible working should be visible from leadership level to help create "human-sized" jobs that enable a greater work-life balance for parents, a report has urged.
In light of new guidance for local government employers on term-time workers, consultant editor Darren Newman looks for a simple way to calculate the holiday entitlement of employees who work only during school terms.
UK employers are increasingly likely to hire agency workers amid continuing falls in confidence in the economy, according to the research published today.
Updated to include a case study on a framework for flexible working arrangements implemented by PwC.
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.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to work organisation and working patterns.