Waltham Forest Council has announced it will be the first to offer extra maternity and paternity leave to all staff who become parents of premature babies.
We’re delighted to invite you to our upcoming webinar on 26th October, where we’ll hear from leading provider of talent acquisition software, iCIMS.
We’re delighted to invite you to our upcoming webinar on 15th November, where we’ll hear leading employer case studies, latest research by My Family Care and insights into best practice.
With the General election only a week away, business, individuals and HR teams alike will be wondering how the next UK Government plans to respond to the changing employment landscape. We’ve pulled together a brief summary of the election’s three front-runners to help you compare policies on all things work-related, from zero-hour contracts to maternity and paternity pay.
Mothers are paid three per cent less for every child they have compared to their female colleagues who do not have children, new research from Université Paris-Saclay reveals. Fathers suffer no such penalty at all.
Resolution Foundation says aping the success of maternity policies would boost employment for workers with disabilities and ongoing health conditions.
Employees going through the transition to parenthood can be lost from the most demanding roles in the workforce and/or from the talent pipeline, unless we pay attention to this area.
Heather Jackson, founder of the Balanced Business Forum talks gender balance, diversity and parental leave
The Balanced Business Forum (formally The Women’s Business Forum) is the world’s first and only annual gender balanced leadership and talent management conference. Founded by Heather Jackson, who re-mortgaged her house to create it, the Forum rings together over 500 influential business leaders from across the world who want and need to be challenged with new research, case studies and proven solutions to progressive talent management. HRreview caught up with Heather in between talks at October’s Forum.
HRreview discusses Shared Parental Leave with My Family Care, Citi and Deloitte, analysing the lessons learned from the first few months of its implementation.
Eight weeks until shared parental leave begins, BIS and ACAS offer some tips.
One quarter of senior managers are unaware of new leave arrangements Many UK employers will get caught out by the new Shared Parental Leave (ShPL) rules which start on Monday 1st December, says a leading employment lawyer. According to national law firm, Irwin Mitchell, the majority of firms are focussed on April 2015 when new…
For decades, women in the workplace were openly considered as supporters, enablers and facilitators for powerful men. Most women were secretaries, telephone operators and typists. They were employed to sort out the details that were far beneath the attention of their male employers. Whilst the men did the ‘real’ work, the women busied themselves with…
Nearly 80 percent of women feel asking about maternity benefits during interview process would jeopardise their chances of landing a job
Almost half of women (43%) are likely to return to work sooner than they would like after having their baby, according to a new NCT report. Of those, 47% said this is due to concerns over job security. Some women are returning to work extremely quickly; overall 4% of those surveyed said they took less…