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flexible working
Your rights when requesting flexible working
14
Jun

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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03
Jun

4 ways to simplify working from home with small children

Working from home can be a challenge in itself, as the home very often contains many more distractions than the workplace. When this is coupled with the needs of small children, it is not surprising that concentrating on the task at hand becomes increasingly difficult. Here are some expert strategies that you can seamlessly integrate...
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22
May

Top tips for working from home

We speak to two successful entrepreneurs to get their top tips for staying focused and achieving your goals, whilst working from home. Karen Brown, owner of The Original Wedding Tea Towel Company shares some inputs on the best ways to work from home. Karen says, “I am a work-from-home mother and so is my husband.”...
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09
May

The Power of Balance

Why work-life balance matters, and goes beyond working parents. The desire to achieve a healthy work-life balance is broadly acknowledged these days. But all too often it’s still seen as a nice-to-have and not a crucial element of modern working practices. It’s also often talked about as being principally an issue for working mums or,...
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22
Apr

Five ways to overcome the challenges of flexible working

Over the past few years, it has been encouraging to witness the shift in attitudes towards flexible working. In 2018, the BBC published figures showing only 6% of UK workers had a 9-5 job, along with an acknowledgement on the part of employers that flexible working increased motivation, job satisfaction and the number of long-term...
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09
Apr

Dads demand more flexible working

As more and more women are staying in the workplace after having children – and often full time – parents are demanding greater flexibility, but dads are still being held back by old-fashioned policies and fears that their employer will react negatively to requests to work flexibly, according to two new Workingmums.co.uk surveys. While Workingmums.co.uk‘s...
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08
Apr

15/05/19: Does flexible working reinforce gender stereotypes? | Artemis Coaching

‘DOES FLEXIBLE WORKING REINFORCE GENDER STEREOTYPES? ‘  A debate in aid of Young Women’s Trust brought to you by Artemis Coaching The debate will discuss such questions as: should flexible working only be available to those with caring responsibilities? do organisations penalise those who ask for flexible working? does flexible working mean you seem “unreliable”?...
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returners featured
20
Mar

dxw launches returners’ programme to access deep pool of untapped talent

Public sector digital specialist dxw digital has launched a Returners’ Programme to help the company build a diverse, inclusive workforce. According to figures from the Government Equalities Office, at the end of 2017 there were 1.9 million economically inactive women, many of whom have professional or managerial experience.  The same report found just 40 returners’...
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