Family-friendly hours under threat

Press Association
Business people working in office
Business people working in office

An increasing number of employers are imposing significant changes in working hours without adequate consultation and with little consideration for family responsibilities, according to a new report.

Working Families said calls to its legal helpline in the past year showed "too many" working parents struggling to achieve more than a work-life compromise, and unlawful practice by unscrupulous employers ever more difficult to challenge.