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Companies in danger of losing top talent due to lack of flexible working

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A significant number of UK employees are seeking out flexible working to better juggle life both in and out of work, without compromising productivity. The latest findings from Wildgoose’s Flexible Working survey follow on from the organisation’s other insights surveys exploring Diversity & Inclusion and Mental health in the workplace.  The results showed that in organisations where flexible working […]

8 out of 10 workers would turn down a job that doesn’t offer flexible working

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If your company doesn’t offer flexible working, you’re missing out on attracting top talent, with 73 per cent of Brits believing that flexi-employment is the ‘new normal’. New findings by flexible workspace provider IWG shows that 80 per cent of those in the UK would chose a job which offered flexible working over a job […]

Cold winters lower productivity levels

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More than two-thirds of workers believe they are less productive and have lower concentration levels during the winter season compared to the warmer summer months. Today, Blue Monday, is statistically the day of the year when most people feel unproductive and unmotivated. So, it may come as no surprise that the cold weather is among […]

Flexible working could benefit UK business

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Flexible working was seen as a luxury that could only be taken by those that needed to be in and out an office all day. However, with flexible working becoming more popular in the UK, could UK business actually benefit? Workers who are offered the option of flexible working are benefiting UK business, taking less […]

What will the future of the office look like?

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With technology becoming more advanced every day, our working habits are changing at a rate unparalleled to any time in history previously. We are having to change and adapt to new surroundings and environments. So why would your office carry on looking the same? Even though no one can be sure what the office of […]

Flexible part-time workers outperform those working full-time

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The percentage of top performance ratings for part-time and reduced-hours workers is higher than across all staff, at 34% versus 14%, according to Working Families. The charity has released a new report in HR Magazine assessing the flexible, agile, and family-friendly working policies of its employer members. The 2018 Top Employers for Working Families Benchmark […]

Flexible working can be liberating but also career limiting

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The freelance economy is on the rise as professionals opt for independent, flexible working to achieve career fulfilment and a better work/life balance. Despite the rise in freelance workers, new research from Epson has revealed that freelancing can lead to career compromise and skill decay. The study, which surveyed 1000 UK freelancers, found that nearly […]

Flexible working requests are on the rise as employers support flexible working

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XpertHR reveals flexible working requests are on the rise as employers are increasingly supportive of flexible working More and more employees are asking for flexible working arrangements, according to XpertHR research, with employers attributing the rise to a more supportive workplace culture and the impact of recent legal changes. The survey of 229 employers across […]

Bringing home into the office

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Love Energy Savings reveals its tips on how employers and employees can make the working environment more homely. ‘Working from home’ – these three little words seem to resonate with the average British worker as strongly as ‘dress down Friday’ or a ‘cup of tea’. According to a recent survey, more than 44 per cent […]

How to manage flexible work hours

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Remote working is steadily increasing, with 46 per cent of UK professionals now operating from home 2.5 days a week. Here, Richard Morris, UK CEO at Regus, shares some advice on how businesses can make remote working a success. June 30, 2017 marked three years since flexible working rights were extended to millions of workers […]

App of the week: Invoice2go

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Welcome back to our weekly spotlight on helpful apps. We focus on a variety of products that are useful for work, personal use, or both, providing our own thoughts on the apps and what you can do with them. This week we simplify our income with Invoice2go. An intro to Invoice2go Invoice2go’s main goal is […]

Five ways to save when purchasing travel money for business trips

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Business travel is no longer a once a month occurrence for most Managers and Directors. In fact, many can be away as five times or more in the average month, making it even more important to find economies wherever possible—especially when planning currency purchases as a PA. With years of experience both as a business […]

People ‘working smarter’ this summer holiday

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More than 200,000 Brits will be taking advantage of the ‘Smarter Working Initiative’ to work out of the office today to mark the start of the school summer holidays. The initiative encourages companies to give their staff the opportunity to spend one day working from a location of their choice to emphasise how flexible working […]

Businesses missing telltale signs to prevent burnout

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Businesses aren’t doing enough to reduce stress and anxiety in the workplace as culture continues to focus on ‘doing more with less,’ according to specialists. Author Phil Parker has compiled his top ways to stop work burnout in its tracks as part of his P4 programme, a business scheme to help employers implement pre-emptive processes […]

Younger workers feel more productive in the office

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Contrary to the fact that flexible working options are on the rise, new research shows employees under the age of 35 actually prefer being based at an office to working from home. A study commissioned by managed services provider Maintel shows younger employees feel they are more productive in the office, with 48% saying this […]

Research reveals the traits you need to be a business owner

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Do you think you have what it takes to run your own business? Now you can find out. New research has unearthed what it takes to be a natural business owner, with traits such as passion, confidence and being able to rise to the challenge as just some of the attributes needed. Being a natural […]

Flexible working options on the rise

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Flexible working options are now a key differentiator for new job candidates, say 70% of organisations. Workforce time management solutions provider hfx has published survey findings confirming that flexible working continues to increase across all sizes and types of organisation, both public and private. The survey showed that part-time hours are still the most popular […]

Top reasons Brits are going self-employed

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With around one in seven Brits hoping to be self-employed at some point in their career, property letting agent City Breaks in Newcastle has surveyed small and medium business owners to identify why so many are attracted to the idea of becoming their own boss, with some even taking a pay cut in the process. […]