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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.
10 Aug 2004
Long-term relationships at work are back in vogue as employers tire of the disposable workforce. Or so the facts suggest
13 Jul 2004
The workers' freedom to work is more than just an employers' con trick - it's about flexibility and the right to choose
1 Jul 2004
A new qualification that allows learners and employers to mix and match skills according to requirements looks set to boost the number of qualified IT users at work.
22 Jun 2004
The Archbishop of Canterbury believes portfolio working is no kind of job for a person of integrity. He's right - up to a point
1 Jun 2004
In 2003 an employee's right to ask for flexible working to care for children under six or disabled children under 18 became law. In April 2004 the Government increased this provision to include carers of the elderly. How are companies and HR departments coping with these changes? Four UK employers tell us how they are handling the changes.
25 May 2004
Children's minister Margaret Hodge tells Nic Paton why childcare must be seen as a core business responsibility
25 May 2004
The Government has made it easier for employers to provide childcare, but there is still a lack of awareness of the options.
27 Apr 2004
Economic experts have come to the conclusion that to succeed business must be more flexible with benefits
6 Apr 2004
Today is the first anniversary of flexible working legislation. Critics have been confounded by proof that a new way of working is great for UK business, writes Patricia Hewitt, secretary of state for trade and industry
1 Apr 2004
If you use employment agencies or employment businesses to recruit new staff or temporary employees your relationships with such companies will undergo significant legal changes from 6 April.
16 Mar 2004
A survey of HR across Europe reveals that most countries are struggling to come to terms with the European legislation mountain. Surprisingly, reports Michael Millar the UK is ahead of the pack in adapting to change
9 Mar 2004
Jonathan Evans,HR director at Westminster City Council, explains why he's excited about his move from the private to the public sector.
9 Mar 2004
All HR challenges in the social services pale into insignificance in the face of ongoing recruitment problems.
13 Jan 2004
Who are the greatest HR directors of all time? Scott Beagrie conducts a global search for HR giants, and comes to some intriguing conclusions