Thames Water issues staff with work-life options

Thames Water has launched a programme to explain the wide range of work-life
balance options open to staff.

Julia Cherrett, personnel director of Thames Water Utilities, said the
company is proud of the range of options it offers and saw the need to promote

A booklet has been given to 5,000 employees highlighting choices such as job
sharing, working from home, parental leave and career breaks.

The booklet also explains options open to those having a family, caring for
someone, or supporting their community.

Cherrett said: "We recognise the need for staff to have options during
their careers that enable them to strike a happy balance between work and

Work-life options at the company were developed following a partnership
agreement between Thames Water and trade unions.

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