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  • The Fifth Element

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    Involving employees at all levels in day-to-day decision-making and giving them more control over their working practices leads to win-win outcomes for both performance and health and well-being, says Professor Peter Totterdill, chief executive of the UK Work Organisation Network… Read More ›

  • Strong defences

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    Simon Birchall, UK managing director of workforce management solutions developer timeware, discusses how access control technology can be used to increase overall security and protect both businesses and their mobile workforce.  With around seven million lone workers in the UK,… Read More ›

  • Sharing can be selfish

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    Tristan Rogers, chief executive of global enterprise collaboration platform Concrete says employers should appeal to their workers’ selfish side when moving to a collaborative work environment. Advocates of greater collaboration in the workplace face a number of challenges. First, they… Read More ›

  • Flexibility ‘a pipe dream’ for low paid workers

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    Flexible working is a pipe dream for many parents and carers, according to a report by charity Working Families. In analysis of almost 3,000 calls to its legal advice helpline in 2014, Working Families said workers in low paid sectors… Read More ›

  • Remote office kit: the winners

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    The Jabra/Flexible Boss competition to win a remote office kit is now closed. We are delighted to announce the lucky winners, who will shortly receive their prizes… 1st prize: Tracey Hindley 2nd prizes: Will Wynne and Leighanne Stainer 3rd prizes: Chad Parker, Jenny… Read More ›

  • Lean and flexible

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    Embedding flexible working across an organisation means rethinking traditional methods of management. Joanne Molesky, principal consultant in IT governance at ThoughtWorks, says lean principles can drive innovation and culture change – which is good for employees and the bottom line…. Read More ›

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