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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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12
Jun

Flexible working isn’t a women’s issue, it’s a leadership issue

My challenge to all of you who manage people is to ask yourself how much flexible working is going on in your team and if not a lot, why not? As a leader, are you regularly asking your managers about rates of flexible working and how increasing those rates can drive improved performance? Our job...
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30
May

How to manage remote staff and flexi workers

Thanks to the digital age, the way we’re working is changing. 58 per cent of workers believe that working away from the office would help them be more motivated, according to a 2018 study (source: Powownow). When it comes to millennials, 80 per cent value flexibility over salary. Whilst offering employees the chance to spend...
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24
May

Being a working mum | Daisy Wolfenden

Daisy Wolfenden is MD at Visibilis, a Digital Marketing agency based in Leeds and mother to two children (who are four and eight months!) Being a working mum means being able to balance multiple roles throughout the day and being able to switch between them constantly. After my daughter’s birth we were kept in hospital...
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18
May

Your rights when requesting flexible working

The days of nine to five working hours may soon be coming to an end. As workers move towards a healthier work/life balance with a greater focus on family time, more and more people are moving towards flexible working arrangements. You don’t have to be a parent or carer to request flexible working. Who can...
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16
May

Juggling first-time motherhood with being an entrepreneur

Jasmine Headley-Craik and Nina Green are the co-owners of Leeds-based PR agency, Content Soup, which they set up in 2014. To find out more about what they do, visit www.contentsoup.co.uk We set up our small boutique PR agency, Content Soup, in February 2014, after both working in the industry for over 10 years. Things were...
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