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Childcare benefits are among the most important that an employee can offer, to help employees with children to balance their work and family life.
4 Feb 2021
A new law will be passed that will for the first time extend maternity leave rights to senior government ministers.
8 Jan 2021
Updated furlough guidance confirms scheme can be used where employees can't work because they are caring for children while schools are closed.
6 Jan 2021
Zurich is offering two weeks’ fully-paid emergency ‘lockdown leave’ to parents and carers affected by school closures.
The Swiss insurance...
6 Jan 2021
The government has defended its decision to keep nursery schools open during the national lockdown in England amid union concern...
4 Jan 2021
The TUC says employers should offer furlough to parents affected by school closures and who lack childcare as a result.
11 Nov 2020
ON-DEMAND | Everyone’s referring to ‘the new normal’ but what do we actually mean and what are the practical implications for HR?
6 Nov 2020
Directors from First Group and Synamedia are to join the panel for our upcoming webinar, “How does HR navigate new workplace norms?”
16 Oct 2020
Approximately 2.6 million parents feel they have been treated less fairly at work because of their childcare responsibilities since the...
22 Sep 2020
Boris Johnson has confirmed that people should work from home if they can in a statement to the House of...
14 Sep 2020
Pushing people back into the office risks creating a two-tier system where ‘white middle-aged males’ are making important decisions, Chartered...
3 Sep 2020
Progress in addressing gender inequality has stalled during the lockdown, but the new ways of working it has bought could...
6 Jul 2020
Employers warned they could lose out on the best talent if they do not include transparency over family friendly working arrangements.
26 Jun 2020
Although more workplaces will reopen on 4 July, schools and other childcare settings such as holiday clubs are unlikely to...
24 Jun 2020
A quarter of working carers have considered giving up their job as they are unable to balance their career and...