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A homeworking policy can provide benefits for an employer, for example allowing a valuable employee more flexibility, increasing the chances of retention. Challenges for homeworkers include ensuring they have the discipline to work alone and remotely, employee communication, and health and safety issues.
11 Oct 2019
Teachers' working hours have fallen by five hours per week over the past three years, according to government figures. But the main education union disagrees
30 Sep 2019
The number of remote working jobs available has doubled in the past four years, according to job board CV-Library.
1 Aug 2019
As workforces become more dispersed and global, it’s easy to assume employees can manage on their own and take charge...
7 Mar 2019
Offering flexible working may not be enough to attract and retain talent in today’s job market – agile working needs...
30 Jan 2019
With parts of the UK experiencing heavy snowfall, we answer five common questions from employers on the workplace impact of...
21 Sep 2018
Almost half (46%) of employees feel under pressure to demonstrate they are actually working while working from home, research by...
19 Sep 2018
ON DEMAND | Not a day goes by without a news story highlighting the impact of digital technology on people’s jobs, but how...
13 Aug 2018
Smartphones are encouraging employees to exceed the number of hours they are contracted to work, which in some cases could...
1 Aug 2017
With many employees feeling socially isolated at work, there are many ways employers can help prevent loneliness in the workplace,...
18 Jul 2017
Research has shown that many workers value flexible working over a pay rise. Sarah Thompson asks how can employers ensure...
5 Jul 2017
Nearly three-quarters (71%) of UK companies say they now either have or are implementing a wellbeing strategy during 2017, research...
18 May 2017
Theresa May launched the Conservative Party’s 2017 election manifesto today, and for HR and employers there are no big surprises....
10 May 2017
This month on 19 May it is “National work from home day”. So what should employers be aware of if...
7 Sep 2016
Stephen Bevan answers questions on evidence-based HR, perverse performance management and how technology is changing work.