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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...

Staying on the Radar

  One of the issues facing remote workers is how to ensure that their work is visible even when they are not. Being out of sight can lead to becoming out of mind, both...

8 Essentials for Flexible Working

Making a success of flexible working doesn’t just mean giving people a laptop and shooing them out of the office. Organisations need to plan, and put in place the tools, culture, and support to...

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...