DCSF pioneers flexible public holidays

Brockett, James
September 2007
People Management;9/6/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 18, p14
This article reports on an initiative that was launched by the Department for Children, Schools and Families, which gives its staff the option to exchange time off during public holidays with other days more appropriate to them. The initiative, which is open to all 2,800 civil servants in the department, is aimed at workers from ethnic minorities who want to celebrate their own cultural beliefs. They will be able to request to work from home on any of the eight public holidays, including Christmas.


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