Flexible Working

The best and worst industries for dads looking for workplace flexibility

Construction industry comes out top while the advertising industry languishes at the bottom of new workplace flexibility survey.

Uptick in remote working exposes inefficient screening processes

Screening expert Sterling warns rise in remote working has increased the need to effectively screen candidates.

The rise of flexible working – why businesses need to adapt

There could be an end in sight for the days of traditional 9 to 5, office-based working patterns, with more and more people seeking job opportunities that cater to flexible working.

Working mums calling for more flexibility in the workplace

Despite numerous government policies to incentivise working mums in the workplace, retention is still a significant struggle.

The rise of employees with caring responsibilities: how employers can help

Caring is overlooked in the workplace, but with a few changes, employers can support workers that have work and caring responsibilities.

Demand for a four-day working week rises across the UK

New reports highlight how employees’ preference for a shorter working week could add to businesses’ bottom line.

Do you have a disabled child or children? Should your employer care?

Suzy Rowland, Founder and CEO of the #happyinschool project, on whether employers should extend benefits to employees with disabled children.

How can employers retain employees amidst a changing work culture?

The way we think about ‘work’ is changing and to move with this curve, leaders need a new lens through which to view workers who are more demanding than ever—and new policies that address their reality.

UK PR agency sees 70% growth one year on from four-day work week trial

A Gloucestershire-based PR agency is celebrating a successful year, one year after implementing a four-day working week, without cutting staff pay.

The single-mother conundrum: time for businesses to take note

With the number of single mothers in the workforce at its highest level since the initial years of this century, the question experts are asking is whether the trend is due to macroeconomic factors or true cultural change.