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Almost two-thirds of new Dads request flexible working

Since becoming fathers, nearly two-thirds (63 per cent) of all Dads have requested a form of flexibility at work, such as working from home, compressed hours or changing work hours. However, a new report published by Daddilife found that there is a significant gap between what is being asked for and what is granted.

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More than 40% of older employees think age discrimination is a problem in their workplace

Forty-one per cent of employees between the ages of 55-59 believe age discrimination against older workers is a problem in their place of work, according to a recent survey. This is in spite of there being a record 10 million employees over 50 in the current UK workforce, with the number expected to grow to more than a third of all UK workers within the next decade.

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Gagging orders for whistleblowers to be banned from NHS

The health secretary has pledged the use of Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) to silence whistleblowers will be banished from the NHS in the hope to encourage staff to speak the truth about any injustice in the workplace.

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Diageo gives UK staff 6 months' paid parental leave

From the 3rd April 2019, Diageo - the world’s largest spirit producer - will be offering an equal 52 weeks of parental leave to all 4,500 UK employees, with new parents receiving full pay for the first 26 weeks. It is said to be the most generous parental support policy of all large firms of the FTSE 100.

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Cinema employee automatically unfairly dismissed over trade union activity

Customer service assistant, Kelly Rogers, was automatically unfairly dismissed after discussing how workers could ‘cyber picket’ her employer’s website as part of strike action, a tribunal in London has ruled.

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