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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...

Pyjamas and Productivity for Remote Workers

Great work isn’t about hours spent but meaningful tasks accomplished. Greg Ciotti has spent the past 6 years as a remote worker, both freelancing and as an employee. In this Huffington Post article he...

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...

Working Flexibly with Skype for Business

One of the basic requirements for flexible working is the ability to communicate easily with colleagues in different locations. There are many software tools available which let you do this, and one of the most...

Flexible Winners

The Top Employers for Working Families Awards showcases some of the best and most innovative current practice that there is when it comes to family friendly and flexible working. The awards for 2015 focused...