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Govt extends the right to request flexible working

The Flexible Working (Eligibility, Complaints and Remedies) (Amendment) Regulations 2009 SI 2009/595 have now been published. The Regulations extend the right to request flexible working to carers of children under 17 from 6 April 2009.  The right previously applied to carers of children under six or disabled children under 18.  For copies of the Regulations…

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New Vetting and Barring Scheme

 After full consultation with the HM Treasury and stakeholders, the Home Office announced that a new Vetting and Barring Scheme will be implemented from 12 October 2009.  It is expected that the scheme will provide a much more comprehensive and consistent measure of protection for vulnerable groups across a wide range of settings.