Flexible Working: Taskforce Report

January 01, 2002
Charles Wynn-Evans, head of employment in Dechert’s London office, considers the recommendations of the Work and Parents’ Taskforce on flexible working and examines to what extent the proposals will realistically help employees overcome the problems they encounter at present when juggling childcare responsibilities and work. Issues addressed include: - the Taskforce and its recommendations; - the current law on flexible working; - key points of the taskforce proposals; - pros and cons of the proposals.