TITLE

School's in for right to request flexible hours

AUTHOR(S)
Jacobs, Bill; Chubb, Laura
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
People Management;11/15/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 23, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reveals the plan of the British government to extend the right to request flexible working to parents of school-age children. John Hutton, secretary of state for business, enterprise and regulatory reform, has asked Sainsbury's Human Resource (HR) director, Imelda Walsh, to lead an independent review of how the right could be extended. Hutton said the right to request flexible working not only helps millions of parents to juggle work and family life but can also benefit business by improving staff retention and productivity.
ACCESSION #
27774819

 

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