Category: Opinion

5 Ways Telecommuting Helps the Planet

The number of workers telecommuting has increased rapidly over the past 5 years. This doesn’t just benefit people through a better work-life balance, or companies with happier staff and lower office costs. It also...

Flexible doesn’t mean Less

There is still a misconception in many businesses that flexible working means part-time. But it doesn’t have to be a “one size fits all” policy, and isn’t restricted to one particular group of workers....

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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...

Is flexible working good for you?

The benefits of flexible working have been documented in numerous studies. Greater productivity, better work-life balance, reduced office and travel costs, these are all widely recognised. But what about the downside? This article in...

Time for a remote working revolution?

  Future generations will look at what life was like in 2015, and wonder why were we all sitting on the M25 The average British worker spends eleven weeks a year commuting, according to...

Mobile working – truth and fiction

Mobile technology’s role in reshaping the workplace has become an accepted business truth, but it ignores the fundamental importance of the environment It’s Monday morning, and commuters are scurrying for their trains – but...

In or Out?

 I’m not going to employ a builder to come five days a week, I will employ him to build a house and he’s going to tell me when he’s finished. So let’s talk about...