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Home workers risk back trouble

New findings from the BCA revealed that many Brits are opting for home-comforts over health, with just under a fifth (19%) of those working remotely on a laptop /desktop computer admitting to working from the sofa, and more than one in ten (11%) saying they work from their bed.

Article by: | Published: 20 April 2016

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Mobilising the mobile workforce

The UK already has a strong mobile workforce but it’s still growing. Many firms requiring proactive, self-managing employees to work remotely or between locations can enjoy a clear return on investment because of the increased productivity levels that this flexibility encourages.

Article by: | Published: 23 March 2016

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Top tips for flexible working

Every employee now has a right to request flexible working but there are still barriers for some companies; mainly around trusting people to be working as productively from home.

Article by: | Published: 30 September 2015

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Assessing for the fleX Factor

The only thing that is constant in business nowadays is change. As companies face permanent uncertainty, strategic goals become a moving target.

Article by: | Published: 20 July 2015

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Taking the controls in remote-working

Recent studies seem to be show that there is a gap between the apparent enthusiasm for remote working on behalf of employers and the low rate of adoption by employees. This appears to be due to a mix of legacy infrastructure and the lack of IT support for the remote workers alongside a matter of ego and trust on behalf of managers. By Carl Boraman, Commercial Director, Tollring.

Article by: | Published: 10 July 2015

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Welcome to Homeworking 2.0

The barriers to mass homeworking are being knocked down by technology advances that are de-risking HR compliance and processes

Article by: | Published: 9 June 2015

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Getting to grips with shared parental leave

Shared Parental Leave (“SPL”) was introduced in April 2015 meaning employers and employees alike are still getting up to speed on the changes while organisations are waiting to see what the interest levels and subsequent impact will be. Rebecca Hill from Reading-based solicitors Blandy & Blandy explains.

Article by: | Published: 21 May 2015