September 13, 2013 | comments
By optimising their approach to flexible working, recent studies estimate that UK business could enjoy cost reductions and productivity gains of up to £8.1bn. You would therefore hope that the commercial imperative to get it right would be high on the agenda for many? I’m not so sure it is, but I do know that many organisations are investing time and resource into how to make flexible working schemes an effective option for most, if not all, of their employees.
December 7, 2012 | comments
Since my last post, I’ve had quite a few requests from people asking for advice on how to deal with flexible working requests or optimise current arrangements. So I thought I’d share a few tips and helpful questions for those of you managing flexible working:
November 30, 2012 | comments
Recent comments from Nick Clegg have echoed what many of us have been feeling for a long time; “...our current system of maternity leave is out-of-date and out-of-step with the wishes of modern parents who want much greater flexibility in how they look after their children. Reform is long overdue.”