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Think flexibly to escape the office bore

What are the benefits of working flexibly? Many are well documented - a healthier lifestyle, avoiding the commute, a better work/life balance. But what about avoiding boring colleagues or those fellow workers with unpleasant habits? Regus survey reveals the push-and-pull factors affecting flexible working decisions. Comment from Richard Morris, UK CEO, Regus comments.

Article by: Richard Morris | Published: 1 March 2017

The HRDirector Features

Trust is a two-way street

Our recent research with IDC revealed that whilst flexible working directly impacts employee engagement, 29 percent of European line managers and HR professionals were neither proud of their workplace nor would recommend it, with only 37 percent agreeing that their company was an attractive employer. So where is the disconnect between the flexible feel-good factor and the managers and HR staff that are meant to wave the flag for their organisation?

Article by: | Published: 12 September 2016

The HRDirector Features

Making the legal profession more flexible

Flexible working remains a difficult conversation in the legal profession, as firms weigh up the freedom of employees' requests against the impact on billable hours. Agile working, as it is referred to in legal circles, is caught in this tension caused by the challenge of adapting current models and an understandable nervousness about how this will impact on fee generation.

Article by: | Published: 1 September 2016

The HRDirector Features

Is flexible working really all win win win?

The last 20 years has seen a dramatic growth in flexible working as employees and employers recognise that the benefits far outweigh the disadvantages.

Article by: Richard Manby, MD of Bodet Ltd | Published: 3 August 2016

The HRDirector Features

How can benefits be used to engage flexible workers?

A recent report by Vodafone suggests that three-quarters of companies globally have now introduced some form of flexible working policy, and from those that have implemented the scheme, a huge majority (83 percent) have seen an increase in productivity as a direct result.

Article by: | Published: 27 July 2016