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Category: Flexible Working
Parental leave policies need to better reflect the changing nature of modern families and progress gender equality at work. Greater employer provision of flexible working is essential to help families balance caring responsibilities within and beyond a child’s first year. By thinking more creatively about the types of flexible working they can offer, and ensuring it's available at all levels of seniority, employers are more likely to hold on to talented people who can progress their careers with the organisation.
A partnership across government departments, business groups, trade unions and charities, has today launched a campaign to increase the uptake of flexible working.
Flexible Working plays a crucial role in organisational performance, enabling better work-life balance, improving employee engagement and retention and productivity