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Does your workplace have “second office syndrome” ?

We must  reposition work as something we do, not somewhere we go A new report from Citrix has found that remote working may hurt productivity by making employees feel disconnected, if they do not...

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Competing for Talent in 2018

To attract the best staff, companies need to make when, where and how we work negotiable.   Attitudes to work have changed over the past 10 years, driven by changes in demographics and improvements...

Keeping in Touch

One of the biggest problems facing remote workers is lack of personal feedback from managers and supervisors. We all like recognition when we’re doing a good job, and this can be difficult to achieve...

Flexible Working Mums

  The 2017 Workingmums Annual Survey highlights some of the problems faced by women seeking flexible options on returning to work. 47% said that flexible working had affected their career , while 52% of...

Why Work from Home?

  A recent study has found that the number of people working from home in the UK has increased by 20% in 10 years.  Home insurer, Together Mutual Insurance  conducted the research to find...

Working from Home, with Kids.

Working remotely is a distinct professional skill. As with any other professional skill — like public speaking, or negotiations, or financial analysis — it’s built over time, and through experience, personal reflection, desire for...

Acas study calls for higher take-up of flexible working

A report published this week by Acas calls for more flexible working for parents returning to work after parental leave as a way to tackle gender inequality, The report, Flexible Working for Parents Returning...

Call for more flexible work in Scotland

When people are able to happily combine home and work life they are much more likely to be engaged, motivated and productive at work – giving it their all. A report by recruitment agency Timewise...