Category: News

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...

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...

Remote Working in the IT Sector

The flexibility  to work remotely  is nothing new in the IT sector. As new technology continues to make telecommuting and online collaboration more effective, this way of working looks set to become even more...

Flexible working shouldn’t mean “Always On”

  A survey of 2,000 workers carried out by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development found two out of five regularly dealt with texts or emails outside working hours. Almost one in five said it...

Mum’s the Word for Flexible Working

  We need a societal shift to embrace flexible working as the ‘norm’ and not the exception. Kathryn Tyler, Digital Mums A new study from Digital Mums and the Centre for Economics and Business...

Telecommuting continues to rise

The popularity of Telecommuting continues to increase, according to data gathered by GlobalWorkplaceAnalytics.com . Their latest report shows that: 50% of the US workforce holds a job that is compatible with at least partial telework...