28. Januar 2021
Following the latest COVID-19 lockdown and closure of schools in England, many working parents are now grappling with working, caring for and home schooling their children.
There have been calls in parliament for a legal right for parents to request paid, flexible furlough as the Trades Union Congress’ recent survey of more than 50,000 working mothers in the UK found that 78% of working parents have not been offered furlough by their employers.
In an article for HR News, Kathryn outlines the current situation and the options available, and potential tensions, for employers and their employees.