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All employees with 26 weeks' service have the right to request a change to their hours, timing or location of work. Flexible working can improve productivity but it brings with it various issues for employers. Here we highlight our latest flexible working content, including guidance on how to handle flexible working requests, and other content on working from home, changing working hours, and the risk of discrimination claims.
3 Jun 2019
More than half (56%) of staff would be happy for pay information to be made publicly available in order to...
29 May 2019
Software company Sage needed to expand its candidate pool for a slew of new roles. Reaching out to groups who...
9 May 2019
Returning to work after maternity leave can be a stressful time for a new mother and managers should be alive...
8 May 2019
The chief executive of a major energy supplier is urging employers to do more to retain the almost 5 million...
7 May 2019
The happiest employers work in diverse workplaces and find that doing meaningful work is more important to them than salary.
3 May 2019
Support for flexible working should be visible from leadership level to help create “human-sized” jobs that enable a greater work-life...
17 Apr 2019
UK employees work on average two-and-a-half weeks longer than their EU counterparts over the course of a year, new analysis...
5 Apr 2019
Recent research claimed that top employers’ parental policies are “invisible”, and a number have now publicly committed to publishing their...
3 Apr 2019
Chef training and working conditions need to be reformed to help restaurants retain the estimated 10% of chefs that leave...
22 Mar 2019
Many remote workers frequently take advantage of coffee shops’ free wi-fi and power outlets but now pubs are trying to...
18 Mar 2019
LinkedIn has claimed to have revealed evidence of a “disconnect” between employers and employees over the issue of flexible work, as most working parents feel their employers are not fully open about their parental policies.
15 Mar 2019
Employee confidence in the UK business environment has slumped, according to global research company Gartner.
13 Mar 2019
Last week US bank BNY Mellon informed its employees it was “pausing” a review of its policies that allow them...
8 Mar 2019
Most single parents are being locked out of apprenticeships because of a lack of part-time opportunities and the difficulty of supporting children with such low pay.