In 1997 supermarket chainstore Asda introduced family-friendly policies such as childcare leave in the summer holidays and shift-swapping in an effort to help improve manning levels. At the time the company's absence rate was 7% and staff turnover 35 %. By 1999, the rates were 4.4% and 27% respectively. Other activities that produced positive results were: School-holiday play schemes; Job-sharing; Teleworking; Nursery facilities; Family leave to care for sick disabled dependants....

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9.6.3 Develop work & family work/life support systems
9.2.1 Analyse, design, or redesign work

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