Home / flexible working

flexible working

Less than 30 per cent of firms expect their workforce to be fully in-person over the next five years

This is according to new research by the British Chambers of Commerce Insights Unit and technology firm Cisco. A survey of over 1,000 businesses, of which 96 per cent were SMEs, found 27 per cent of respondents predict their staff ...

Read More »

Flexible FM staffing platform EarnFlex secures SFC capital funding to support growth

EarnFlex, the next-generation flexible staffing platform in front-line worker hiring, onboarding and management practices for the Facilities Management industry and beyond, has announced that it has been backed by the UK’s leading early-stage investment firm SFC Capital, via a recent ...

Read More »

Mitie introduces two key policy changes to support better work-life balance

Mitie has introduced two significant policy changes aimed at supporting its colleagues in achieving a better work-life balance. Mitie colleagues will now benefit from the early implementation of enhanced flexible working and carer’s leave policies almost a year ahead of ...

Read More »

Working Families’ Top Employers of 2023 already offer flexible working from day one

Employers in Working Families’ Benchmark survey have shown they are ready for the new flexible working legislation coming in 2024, with 86 per cent of entrants already offering flexible working from day one. The UK’s national charity for working parents ...

Read More »

Lack of flexibility at work has led to an estimated four million UK employees changing careers

The CIPD is warning that businesses may face a talent exodus if they fail to offer flexible working options, following findings from its latest research which reveal an estimated four million people have changed careers due to a lack of ...

Read More »

Businesses missing out on €113bn hybrid work boost to economy

With only half of European businesses having hybrid work policies in place, many firms are missing growth opportunities, according to new analysis by workplace technology integrator, Ricoh Europe. The research, conducted by Opinium and analysed by CEBR on behalf of ...

Read More »

If harnessed effectively flexible, hybrid working can be an ‘unexpected gift’ for employers

The findings of a recent CBRE survey have revealed the importance of flexibility in both employee and employer decision making, with positive outcomes for both, including increased productivity and innovative thinking, that employers can also capitalise on. The global real ...

Read More »

Millions of workers to be able to request flexible working on day one of employment

New government plans to make flexible working the default have been unveiled today giving workers a greater say over when, where, and how they work. The Government introduced the raft of changes in response to the consultation; Making Flexible Working ...

Read More »

Home workers should be monitored according to over half of bosses

A new survey carried out by the Chartered Institute of Professional Development (CIPD) in partnership with HR software company HiBob has revealed that more than half of bosses (55 per cent) agree with collecting information on regular home workers, including ...

Read More »

2N UPGRADES ITS OS TO REFLECT CUSTOMERS’ FLEXIBLE WORKING AND INCLUSIVITY PRIORITIES

The OS upgrade adds features to support the operation of virtual receptions, a trend which is accelerating as a result of widespread hybrid working The enhancements will make it easier for the hard of hearing to communicate with receptionists using ...

Read More »