Labour’s promise to extend and increase sick pay to all workers has been welcomed by unions and charities.
Employers are three times more likely to offer generous and extended parental leave than three years ago, according to new research by job site Indeed.
In 2021, organisational best practice for working families and carers is about inclusivity, the journey to parenthood, and introducing ways to help employees communicate their needs.
Nearly two thirds (63.5%) of businesses offer maternity pay above the statuary minimum in the UK, and three-fifths (60.8%) offer enhanced paternity pay.
Volvo's announcement of 24 weeks paid parental leave for all genders highlights the shift in business mindset when it comes to employee benefits.
As colleges, primary schools and secondary schools are to remain closed at least until February half term, what employment rights do working parents have to help them with the difficult and stressful...