Employment: A family affair
The Work and Families Act 2006 was designed to herald a new era for the rights of workers with dependants, but its pro-family stance has worried small businesses
The Work and Families Act 2006 has been a long time in development. From the original, fairly nebulous noises about family-friendly policies in 2004, we now have a comprehensive revamp to maternity, adoption and paternity leave, changes that have caught the attention of most commentators.
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