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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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13
Dec

Work less, do more | Why the traditional 9-5 is becoming obsolete

With the Trade Union Congress calling for CEOs to cut a day off the working week, employers are under more pressure than ever to re-think traditional ideas of long office hours being beneficial to productivity. In fact, thanks to ever-evolving technology, reducing office hours is not only a bigger possibility for your company, but it...
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29
Nov

Harness the agile workspace and empower your users

Flexible working isn’t just about being available for doctors’ appointments and Amazon deliveries. Utilise the agile workspace to drive your users’ creativity, productivity and collaboration, and help them achieve a better work-life balance. The complex challenges that face modern businesses are changing the ways in which we communicate and collaborate. The recent National Work Life...
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21
Nov

Managing a work-life balance through technology

For many years I have juggled with the challenges of work and home life. Being a mother is my priority; however, this has never stopped me from pursuing my career and drive to succeed. I have now worked in the education sector for 13 years and I am lucky enough to be with an organisation...
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13
Nov

Walking into a new job pregnant & the unexpected response from my employer

Article provided by Sophie Billi-Hardwick, XYZ Did you know that three-quarters of pregnant women and new mothers experience discrimination at work, with one in nine losing their jobs? This appeared in a government-backed report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission in 2016.  Once I’d got over this shocking revelation, it really dawned on me...
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18
Oct

Work life balance: The reality after the best laid plans

By Verity Brown, Managing Partner at The Specialist Works Before I returned from maternity leave, I thought I had my work/life balance all worked out; it seemed so easy. I had listened intently to friend’s advice, read all the right magazine articles and pored over inspirational LinkedIn posts. Don’t work on a Friday. Go to...
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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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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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