Previous Article Next Article Comments are closed. Nearly 100 private, public and voluntary sector employers are to benefitfrom the DTI’s £10.5m Challenge Fund to promote work-life balance policies. The fund provides free consultancy support for employers who want to developand implement good policies and working practices for their workforce. Lesleyanne Freeman, HR director for Leicestershire Constabulary, one of the93 organisations to benefit from the fund, said the award would help the forcechallenge work patterns and culture while maintaining its operationalefficiency. She said, “The constabulary will be employing consultancy support tosupplement work being undertaken by its internal personnel and management team.This is to explore practical ways in which it can improve recruitment andretention and develop employment initiatives which optimise work-lifeopportunities for all its employees, both police officers and supportstaff.” www.dti.gov.uk DTI promotes firms’ work-life policies with share of £10.5mOn 31 Jul 2001 in Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), Personnel Today Related posts:No related photos.