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From today (Monday) all employees who’ve been in their jobs for more than half a year have the right to ask their employers if they can work flexibly.
30 June 2014
Nearly seven million grandparents provide regular childcare for their grandchildren aged under 16, with the most popular reason being to allow the child’s parents to work, according to a new poll released today (Tuesday) by the TUC.
17 December 2013
Commenting on plans announced today (Thursday) by the Deputy Prime Minister on the government’s response to the Modern Workplaces consultation, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:
29 November 2013
Weakening the right to request flexible working risks giving employers the green light to abandon family friendly practices, the TUC warns today (Monday) in its submission to the government's modern workplaces consultation.
08 August 2011
Commenting on the latest figures for commute times, published today (Thursday) by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said:
02 June 2011
The growth of homeworking stalled during the recent recession, the TUC says in a new analysis of official figures to mark National Work From Home Day today (Friday), which is organised by Work Wise UK.
20 May 2011
Responding to plans outlined today (Monday) by the Deputy Prime Minister to extend shared parental leave, TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said:
17 January 2011
the right to request flexible working to parents of all children and to consult on extending it to all workers, TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said:
30 September 2010
Responding to reports today (Monday) that the Government plans to suspend the extension of the right to request flexible working to parents of older children and paid maternity leave, TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said:
20 October 2008
The TUC will today (Wednesday) say that the current economic downturn should be a catalyst for more flexible working, rather than an excuse to retreat from innovative working practices.
21 May 2008