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TitleEli Lilly and Company Ltd (Lilly UK)
Date2003
Material typeCase study
AbstractHow flexible working helped attract and retain high calibre employees.
Webhttp://www.lilly.co.uk
Industry Manufacturing
CountryUnited Kingdom
Organisation size Large (500+)
TitleEmployee absence 2004: a survey of management policy and practice
Date2004
Material typeSurvey Report
AbstractThis survey contains data on rates, causes and costs of absence. Also covers how to manage absence, the problems caused by long-term absence and how to deal with sick notes and non-genuine absence.
Webhttp://www.cipd.co.uk
Author(s)Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
Industry Other services
CountryUnited Kingdom
Organisation size Medium (51-500)

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TitleEmployee commitment as an outcome of family-friendly policies? an analysis of the workplace employee relations survey
Date2001
Material typeSurvey Report
AbstractThis paper uses data from the 1998 Workplace Employee Relations Survey to model the determinants of the extent of employees? commitment to their employer.
Web
Author(s)Dex, S. and Smith, C
Industry Other services
CountryUnited Kingdom
Organisation size Medium (51-500)
TitleEmployers, communities and family-friendly employment policies
Date2002
Material typeResearch Report
AbstractThis is a study of employees? and managers? experiences of family-friendly employment policies in three employment sectors.
Webhttp://www.jrf.org.uk/
Author(s)Yeandle, S. et. al.
Industry Other services
CountryUnited Kingdom
Organisation size Medium (51-500)

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TitleEmployers, lone parents and the work-life balance
Date2001
Material typeResearch Report
AbstractThis study looks at employers? perceptions of lone parents as employees, the provision of and attitudes towards family-friendly working practices, and views and requirements of the New Deal for Lone Parents (NDLP).
Web
Author(s)Lewis, J. et. al.
Industry Other services
CountryUnited Kingdom
Organisation size Medium (51-500)
TitleEmploying people: a handbook for small firms
Date2001
Material typeBook
AbstractThis handbook provides an introduction to the business of employing people in small firms. It covers: planning employment needs; recruiting people; the employment contract; pay; training; rules and procedures key points; unfair dismissal; controlling labour costs – absence and labour turnover; workplace communications; and employee representation. Examples and forms in the appendix include: two job descriptions, application form and a written statement.
Webhttp://www.acas.org.uk
Author(s)Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service
Industry Other services
CountryUnited Kingdom
Organisation size Medium (51-500)

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TitleEmployment promotion policies for older workers in the EU accession countries, the Russian Federation and Ukraine
Date2003
Material typeResearch Paper
AbstractThis paper analyze the importance of increasing the flexibility and employability of older workers, especially by means of improving their access to vocational training and retraining adjusted to their special needs and limits.
Webhttp://www.ilo.org/
Author(s)Fortynu, Mariangels; Nesporova, Alena and Popova, Natalia
Industry Other services
CountryUnited Kingdom
Organisation size Medium (51-500)
TitleEquality and diversity: age matters – age consultation 2003
Date2003
Material typeResearch Report
AbstractLooks into why employers should draw on the full range of skills and talents available to them from the whole of the working population.
Webhttp://www.dti.gov.uk
Industry Other services
CountryUnited Kingdom
Organisation size Medium (51-500)

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TitleEquality at work? Workplace equality policies, flexible working arrangements and the quality of work
Date2005
Material typeResearch Report
AbstractThis survey of more than 5,000 staff in Ireland measures the impact of equality policies and flexible working arrangements on work pressure and stress, on job satisfaction and organisational commitment, and on employees’ earnings and autonomy.
Web
Author(s)The Equality Authority Ireland
Industry Other services
CountryUnited Kingdom
Organisation size Medium (51-500)
TitleEvaluation of the Work-Life Balance Challenge Fund (Employment Relations Research Series No. 32
Date2004
Material typeResearch Report
AbstractThe DTI’s Work-Life Balance Challenge Fund helps employers develop work-life balance policies and practices. This evaluation by the Tavistock Institute found that the Fund did enable employers to introduce successful work-life balance schemes, and looks at factors, which helped employers to implement work-life balance policies and practices successfully.
Webhttp://www.dti.gov.uk
Author(s)A. Nelson et al.
Industry Other services
CountryUnited Kingdom
Organisation size Medium (51-500)

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