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The rise of “alternative ways of working 

At a time when half of large businesses in the UK report difficulties in recruiting, it’s important that companies factor how people want to work into their workforce planning if they want to attract and retain top talent in the years ahead.

Article by: Jill Bassett | Published: 27 March 2019

How to crush the career blues in 2019

A survey by Bidvine last year found the top priorities for workers in 2018 included travel and getting a promotion or pay rise, followed by the resolution to improve mental health. In 2019 a YouGov survey revealed much of the same, with people looking to eat better, exercise more, care for themselves better, learn new skills and get a new job. 

Article by: Jakiya Rahman | Published: 28 January 2019

The HRDirector Features

Supporting employees who are carers

Employers for Carers and Women’s Business Council encourage more flexible working to support carers in employment. Reacting to new research produced by Carers Week*, Employers for Carers today joined forces with the Women’s Business Council to encourage more flexible working to support people with unpaid caring responsibilities for older, disabled or ill relatives and friends.

Article by: | Published: 12 June 2015

The HRDirector Features

Carers on the critical list

Look at any statistics and read a myriad reports on the subject and one thing is abundantly clear the number of employees with caring responsibilities is set to grow higher.

Article by: | Published: 17 March 2014