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  • Finding and keeping

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    Sara Sutton Fell is chief executive and founder of FlexJobs and founder of the 1 Million for Work Flexibility initiative. She explains that companies need to shout about their flexible working approaches or risk missing the best talent. Many companies have already… Read More ›

  • Shared parental leave: making it work

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    Tracey Eker, founder and CEO of flexible working job site Flexiworkforce.com, outlines the implications of shared parental leave for employers and considers how they can best prepare. In April Shared Parental Leave (SPL) and Statutory Shared Parental Pay will come… Read More ›

  • Carers ‘isolated at work’

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    More understanding of caring is needed within the workplace, according to research published today by Employers for Carers. The business forum, part of Carers UK, said 7 in 10 working carers have felt lonely or isolated at work as a… Read More ›

  • Driving change

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    Car rental business Enterprise Holdings has transformed its employee experience in a sustainable Headquarters. Heather Greig-Smith tours the facility and talks to UK & Ireland HR director Leigh Lafever-Ayer about the company’s flexible principles. There is a gap in the… Read More ›

  • Network profiles agile workers

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    Early results of research comparing worker performance have found agile workers to be more efficient, productive and effective than those working traditional patterns. However some personality types may find it harder to adapt to agile working. The Employers Network for… Read More ›

  • Rules for remote control

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    David Dunbar, head of Advise Anywhere, BT Global Services, knows all the pitfalls of remote meetings –  he shares his top tips for success. Like many people, my time is increasingly spent in virtual meetings. It might be via conference call, web-based… Read More ›

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