As a responsible employer, you’ve a crucial part to play in influencing and enabling gender balance – both within the workplace and in wider society. Our latest blog explores how your employment practices can bridge the gap between inspiring change and enabling it to happen. Continue reading “From Inspiring to Enabling: Gender Balance in the Workplace”
Each year at the National Worklife Week Conference, speakers from companies large and small present on the latest flexible working initiatives which have delivered not only bottom-line benefit to their organisations, but also invaluable intrinsic satisfaction to employees. Continue reading “Flexible Working – 5 Gains for Employers”
“Career Limiting Move (jargon): Any action endangering one’s future prospects of getting plum projects and [salary] raises, and possibly one’s job”. (Source: www.thefreedictionary.com).
We’ve probably all executed a few of these in our time. Some more cringeworthy than others, of course. Hitting ‘send to all’ in inappropriate circumstances surely has to top the list. As does leaving the company laptop in a taxi after a few too many post-work drinks. Or having a baby and taking statutory maternity leave.
Zero hours contracts have had a lot of press and political coverage recently, much of it negative with some calling for a complete ban on these ‘exploitative’ contracts. But are they really as bad as all that and is there a place for them in UK businesses going forward? Continue reading “ZERO HOURS CONTRACTS: Progressive or Exploitative?”
There are many benefits of flexible working for employees. Learn the top advantages for staff and organisations. Continue reading “The Benefits of Flexible Working for Employees”