– Peter Cheese, chief executive of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
We welcome the extension of the right to request flexible working to all employees.
A shift in attitudes to flexible working is a natural reflection of the changing nature of work and the workforce.
More flexibility extends the ability of employers to attract, retain and motivate a more diverse workforce, better reflective of the customer base they serve.
Parents will be able to share up to a year's leave to look after their newborn children under "radical" reforms announced by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg today.