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Flexible working

In this section you will find everything you need to know about flexible working, including the benefits and how to tackle a flexible working request. flexible working

Read examples of flexible working, the advantages and disadvantages of working from home.

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04
Oct

Seven ways to get a better work-life balance | Infographic

The expectation for staff to stay at their desks after their working hours has increased significantly over the years, so its no surprise that there’s been a surge in mental health related problems in the workplace. With people working longer, stress and anxiety are becoming more prevalent work and related stress is costing Britain 10.4...
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03
Oct

How to get a good work life balance

As the nation’s workers are spending more time than ever before in the office, it’s not surprising that our research found that nearly two thirds (60.9 per cent) of UK employees admit to feeling stressed and overworked. And, it’s no wonder then that further data published by CV-Library earlier this year found that eight per...
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How to get a good work life balance (F)
02
Oct

The art of work life balance is to stop balancing

The search for the perfect work life balance seems ideal and yet in many way the words do not make sense. When you think about work life balance create in your mind a picture of doing that – do you feel content and happy? Probably not. That’s because trying to balance life and work becomes...
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20
Sep

Flexible healthcare benefits are the future of a good work-life balance

By Dr Kenny Livingstone, CMO and founder of ZoomDoc Every parent has experienced the stress of tending to a sick child. Research has shown that on average, we miss three hours of work per month supporting our little ones. The days of expecting all mothers to stay at home to the detriment of their career...
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How to successfully work from home
18
Jul

Six essential steps to effective freelancing

Janthana Kaenprakhamroy, founder of Tapoly, suggests the six essential steps you should take to ensure success in freelancing. Here are Janthana’s top six essential steps to be successful in freelancing: Make sure you’re protected When working as a freelancer, it is important not to underestimate the importance of obtaining the right insurance. At some point...
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17
Jul

The real value of flexible working

Article provided by Narelle Morrison, COO and Co-Founder, Babel PR A great job is about so much more than a great salary. Fantastic incomes and hefty bonus packages are brilliant, but can come at a cost. Work can encroach on your personal life to a damaging degree, destabilising any notion of a healthy work/life balance....
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17
Jul

Combating the ‘al desko’ culture

We’ve all done it – attempted to eat that BLT sandwich whilst tapping out an email, at the same time as reading a report that’s been on your desk for two days. You finish your sandwich thinking you’re a role model for multitasking. In reality, half of the sandwich is on your keyboard and neither...
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09
Jul

Publicising Shared Parental Leave policies isn’t radical enough says Talking Talent

The Department of Work and Pensions is calling on organisations with 250 staff or more to publish their shared parental leave policies on their websites to improve transparency and encourage competition on pay. Rebecca Hourston, Managing Director of Working Parent Coaching at Talking Talent strongly backs the move but says it isn’t radical enough. UK...
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