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TUC publishes guides for employees on shared parental leave

TUC publishes guides for employees on shared parental leave

The TUC has published booklets on how to share maternity leave and pay to help employees negotiate Shared Parental Leave.…

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65% of employees would take shared parental leave with next child, says survey

65% of employees would take shared parental leave with next child, says survey

Nearly two thirds of employees say they would like to take shared parental leave with their next child, although almost a quarter do not think it will result in women being viewed more favourably by employers and a third think it may negatively affect men's careers, according to a new survey. …

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Professional job vacancies increase

Professional job vacancies increase

Professional recruitment firms now have 27% more vacancies on their books than this time last year, according to new survey data from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo).…

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Flexible working 'could save £11.5bn'

Flexible working 'could save £11.5bn'

Flexible working could potentially add an extra £11.5bn per year to the UK economy through the more productive use of available working hours, the equivalent of 0.7 of GDP, according to a report by the Centre for Economics and Business Research and Citrix.…

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Lowest paid and carers 'bear brunt of economic crisis', claims union

Lowest paid and carers 'bear brunt of economic crisis', claims union

The lowest paid and carers have borne the heaviest burden of the economic crisis, according to the GMB union.…

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