Fairer hours and contracts
General information and resources
CIPD Viewpoint: Employment status, rights and regulation
Explore the CIPD’s point of view on employment status, rights and regulation, including actions for Government and recommendations for employers.
A campaign to end the practice of zero hours contracts | ZERO HOURS JUSTICE
Zero Hours Justice provide an accreditation service for organisations to campaign against the unfair use of zero hours contracts. It is not a requirement of GBC members to join, but some of our members have.
Here we provide resources covering flexible working and its take up in the workplace.
CIPD have plenty of research and guidance for flexible working:
CIPD Research and insights
- Report: Flexible working in the UK
This policy report examines evidence on the progress of flexible working in the UK, summarises and comments on the main findings and sets out policy recommendations.
- Report: Megatrends: Flexible working
This report looks at recent trends in flexible working, and since we have to set boundaries around the analysis, we’ve concentrated on trends in when and where work is done.
- Report: Flexible Working Task Force
Providing resources produced by both the CIPD and the Flexible Working Task Force to help you understand the benefits of flexible working and increase the opportunities available in your organisation.
CIPD Guidance and tools
- Map your flexible working journey
Use our flexible working journey planner to receive tailored recommendations on improving flexible working in your organisation.
- Flexible working toolkit for HR professionals
Here we provide practical resources and support material to help implement flexible working in your organisation
- Guide: Cross-sector insights on enabling flexible working
Research-backed guidance with cross-sector examples on ways to implement flexible working
CIPD launches Flex From 1st Campaign | CIPD
CIPD launch a campaign for Flexible Working, calling on employers to support flexible working for all and to enable the right to request flexible working from day one of employment.
Examples from GBC Accredited Organisations
Winning flex for all | TUC
TUC’s campaign for the government to unlock the flexibility in every job by introducing a new duty on employers to include the possible flexible working options in all job adverts.