A roundtable discussed how workplaces and employers will need to change to better accommodate parents returning to work
Flexible working has been having a moment in the spotlight. Enforced homeworking for many, and the need to restructure teams, rethink working hours, and ensure safe working conditions for those who cannot work from home, has led to excitable claims that there will be no going back to old working patterns in the “new normal”
Flexible working is the most important work benefit employees look for when considering taking a new role.
One in five fathers have faked illness at work to manage childcare duties, according to meeting provider PowWowNow.
HR up and down the country is reintroducing employees back to their workplaces - either physically or a return from furlough. We highlight just a few of the many brilliant initiatives HR is undertaking to make the process as seamless as possible.
According to the latest ONS data, 3.3 million people in the UK are often or always lonely. Due to lockdown and the social restrictions put in place due to coronavirus, this figure is expected to rise for 2020.
Split days off and early starts have proved to be the most popular choices for a flexible working lifestyle according to new research.
Before the pandemic, it may have seemed impossible for SMEs to compete with larger firms’ company cultures.
HR directors expect 70% of their workforce will have flexible working once coronavirus restrictions are lifted, a 45% increase on current levels.
An overwhelming majority of British workers (88%) said they are not comfortable using public transport for their commute, as the country shapes its exit from lockdown.