As the Government publishes its consultation on extending the ‘right to request’ flexible working to the first day of a job, Dr Erika Kispeter of the Institute for Employment Research comments on the impact this could make.
"Having older workers back in jobs is vital both for their sake and the sake of the public purse. Actions are needed on the demand and supply side of the labour market." Professor Chris Warhurst, Director of the Warwick Institute for Employment Research, comments on analysis from the Resolution Foundation revealing a U-shaped crisis with unemployment rising faster for younger and older workers
It is announced today in the Budget that the furlough scheme in the UK will be extended to September. Professor Terence Hogarth from the Warwick Institute for Employment Research, comments.
The Chancellor’s is expected to announce government measures to support the self-employed during the coronavirus outbreak later today. Professor Chris Warhurst from the Warwick Institute for Employment Research at the University of Warwick comments that supporting this group of workers is more complicated than it might first appear.
Jack's Law 'an important step' towards paid bereavement leave - expert comment from Dr Erika Kispeter
A new law that gives parents who lose a child two weeks' paid bereavement leave, named Jack's Law, is to be introduced in the UK. Dr Erika Kispeter from the Warwick Institute for Employment Research comments on what this means for working parents.