Category: News

Remote Working and Distance Learning

The increase in remote working can lead to a gap in the provision of training. Organisations can no longer rely completely on the classroom as the place to develop their staff. Equally, eLearning on...

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...

Flexible Working Taskforce Launched

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), has set up a task-force to promote wider understanding and implementation of flexible working. This follows the publication of the Taylor Report into modern employment practices. The...

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...