Tagged: Benefits

Personal and Organisational benefits of remote working

Flexible Working at Genesis

  Genesis Housing Association is an organisation which embraces flexible and remote working through their Smart Working policy. With over 1300 staff in London, Essex, Hertfordshire, and East Anglia, the ability to communicate and...

Get the best, keep the best.

Attracting and keeping the best people is a challenge for every organisation. As this case study from BT shows, a flexible approach to where and when people carry out their work benefits them and...

The Constantly Connected World

We’re living in an always-on, constantly connected world.  For many of us that means the old 9 to 5 world doesn’t make a lot of sense. You don’t have to be an office worker...

Flexible Working – The Connected Workplace

It’s not about visibility – it’s about outputs. In 2009 Dell UK piloted a programme which they called “Connected Workplace”. The aim was to use flexible working practices to increase their ability to attract...

Work Flexibly – Cut Costs

  The government is being urged to make greater use of flexible working to reduce property costs. With the  Central Government estate alone  estimated to cost around £25 billion to operate each year, government departments  and...

An employer’s guide to Agile Working

The Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion (enei) is a UK employer network covering all aspects of equality and inclusion issues in the workplace. Their strategic themes include access to opportunities, agile working, and inclusive leadership. They have...

Building a collaborative workplace

Say the words “modern office”, and what image comes to mind? For many people it remains a view of endless ranks of desks or cubicles, the monotony  broken only by a small cuddly toy...

Cutting Costs and Cutting Carbon

The number of UK employees who work from home now stands at over 4 million out of a workforce of 30 million. But three times this many jobs could be done, at least in...