5 Tips for Flexible Working that works!
I know what you’re thinking, flexible working is nothing new, so why are we blogging about it? While it might not be a new concept, and your organisation may already be openly promoting flexible working, there’s still a stigma around it. A recent article by Lottie O’Connor in the Guardian sheds some light: ‘Equality and […]
Mending your Windows
Mending Your Windows Did you know that in 1992 in New York City, there were 2154 murders and 626,182 serious crimes? But then something unexpected happened: the crime rate began to turn. Within 5 years the murder rate had dropped by 64.3% and serious crime by 50%. A pretty good result for an area […]
Flexible Working: How important is positivity?
The law on flexible working in the UK changed on 30th June 2014 – meaning that thousands of employees throughout the UK now have the right to request flexible working arrangements. With many people busy considering and submitting their ticket to achieving that elusive work-life balance, what’s the key to making flexible working work for […]
It’s Time to Shout for Flexible Working
A recent study has revealed that a staggering 73% of employees are still unaware of the impending changes to the law on flexible working next week. In the East of England, this figure reached a massive 83% – proving that it really is time to shout about flexible working. The Glassdoor 2014 Flexible Working Survey was […]
Flexible Working Overheard: 4 Common Myths
On 30th June, the law around flexible working will change – meaning that thousands of employees throughout the UK will have the right to request flexible working arrangements. This has been a newsworthy topic over the last few weeks, and is certainly a subject that’ll be coming up at a coffee machine near you any […]
What’s your #toptip for flexible working?
At People Lab, we’ve always supported flexible working. In fact, we understand that giving employees the decision to choose their working pattern can play a key role in successful employee engagement. Employees feel trusted by their managers if they’re allowed to organise their own schedule, because it proves that the company doesn’t immediately assume they’re […]
How could Flexible Working work for you?
From 30th June this year, everyone in the UK who has worked in an organisation for 6 months or more has the right to request flexible working. This means that, once a year, YOU can approach your employer and request new working arrangements – and your employer has a legal obligation to act on it. […]
Is your organisation ready for Flexible Working?
From 30th June 2014, all employees in the UK who have been employed by their organisation for 6 months or more will have the right to request flexible working arrangements. ALL companies have a legal obligation to respond to these requests – which poses the question: Is YOUR organisation ready to take flexible working seriously? […]