New research on pregnancy and maternity in the world of work

Discrimination on the basis of pregnancy or maternity is unlawful – but how often do women perceive that it is happening anyway? For a new report commissioned by the Department of Business, Skills and Innovation and the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), researchers interviewed 3,034 employers and 3,254 mothers on issues related to pregnancy [Read more]

Rigid flexibility: the work of the Working Families Legal Advice Service in 2014

Blog post written by Tom Owen, volunteer at LVSC   The Working Families Legal Advice Service provides advice and information to working families, and coaches callers on discussions with their employers to help them remain in work. Working Families recently published a briefing reviewing the performance of its services over the last year, alongside policy [Read more]