Flexibility

New Bill could give employees the right to flexible work post-pandemic

Today (30 June), Tulip Siddiq, Labour MP for Hampstead and Kilburn, has proposed a new Bill to parliament that would give workers the right to flexible work.

Flexible working: what HR needs to know to make it work

When it comes to flexible working– do you update your existing flexible working policies to incorporate new ways of working or do you provide guidelines rather than rules?

Case study: Hybrid working in a post-covid world

Following the outstanding success of homeworking during the COVID pandemic, social housing provider Stonewater has accelerated plans to shakeup working patterns and continue its shift to more digital...

Apple staff campaign against return to office

Employees at Apple have launched a campaign to contest CEO Tim Cook’s plans to have everyone return to the office at least three days a week.

Hybrid workplaces risk creating a two-tier structure

There is a 50/50 split between UK employees offered full-time hybrid working options (48%) and those who haven't (52%), according to a LinkedIn poll run by HR magazine.

Working parents lying over home-schooling

A lack of flexible working options has forced many employees to lie to their bosses during lockdown.

Home workers struggling to switch off

Employees working from home are finding it difficult to achieve work/life balance, with 92% answering emails outside of working hours

UK workers fall behind on work/life balance

Three-quarters of UK employees (73%) like to keep their work and home lives separate

Do HR leaders feel prepared to reskill employees?

Businesses are taking steps to embrace innovation but are held back by skills and lack of digital tools