January 2009
People Management;1/1/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p11
The article presents Web site updates on human resources (HR) in Great Britain. In July 2008, Sainsbury's HR director Imelda Walsh defended her proposals to extend flexible working laws to parents of children up to the age of 16, after Nicola Brewer, head of the new equalities watchdog, suggested this measure could hamper women's career prospects. It says that the government delayed until April 2010 its plans to extend maternity and paternity pay and leave.


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