Some employers are willing to give their workers a certain amount of unpaid sabbatical* time, believing this benefits the individual and the organisation. Other employers see no merit in this arrangement and discourage it.
- Consider the possible arguments for and against unpaid sabbatical leave, and reach a viewpoint of your own.
Some commentators feel that grandparents should live together with their children and grandchildren, while others say that elderly people should be encouraged to live independently.
- Consider the possible arguments on both sides of this debate, and reach your own conclusion.
Some people believe that children of all ages should have extra responsibilities (for example, helping at home or at work). Others believe that, outside of school, children should be free to enjoy their lives.
- Discuss both views and give your own opinion.