Category: News

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...

Security fears for Remote Working

A survey by information security company Imation Corp found that 96% of businesses across the UK and Germany now permit their staff to work remotely. And 98% said it is advantageous to their business. It...

Guardian Live Q&A on Flexible Working

According to research from charity Working Families, 90% of employers already offer flexible working, but now all businesses face the possible challenges of managing a flexible team. The Guardian Small Business Network will be...

The costs of Inflexibility

What‘s required is a culture of adoption driven by senior managers who embrace the technology and lead the way The recent London Underground strikes led to over a million lost working hours, according to...