Flexible Working

How flexible should we be?

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.

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How flexible should we be?

Managing Flexible Working

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:

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Managing Flexible Working

Flexibility is key

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Nick Clegg have echoed what many of us have been feeling for a long time;  “...our current system of maternity leave is out-of-date and out-of-step with the wishes of modern parents who want much greater flexibility in how they look after their children.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.”

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Flexibility is key