Publishers roll out support for staffers battling with home-schooling

Publishers roll out support for staffers battling with home-schooling

With schools set to stay closed until at least 8th March, publishers are providing parent employees with a range of measures to enable them to cope with work and home-schooling, including increased flexibility on working hours, additional days off, peer-to-peer support groups, free resources, and the option of furlough on 100% salary.

Hopes of a return to classrooms immediately after the February half-term were dashed by the prime minister on Wednesday (27th January), when Boris Johnson said he hoped it would be safe to reopen schools in England from 8th March; however, a firm decision won...

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