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Flexi-contracts 'creating culture of servitude'

Flexi-contracts 'creating culture of servitude'

New research on two supermarket chains, one UK and one US, shows that a range of flexible employment practices – extending far beyond just zero-hour contracts – cause widespread anxiety, stress and ‘depressed mental states’ in workers as a result of financial and social uncertainty, and can block worker access to education as well as much-needed additional income.…

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Leading by supporting others

Leading by supporting others

Diana Kennedy was recently named Team Leader of the Year at the 2014 FDM everywoman in Technology awards. She speaks here to Workingmums.co.uk about her career.…

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Women in rail

Women in rail

The challenge of getting flexible working to work for train drivers who work on shifts agreed months in advance was highlighted at a Women in Rail event last week.…

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Businesses 'missing talent' due to inflexibility, says survey

Businesses 'missing talent' due to inflexibility, says survey

Businesses are failing to get the most talented people for the job because they don’t seriously considering flexible working hours, says a leading recruitment firm.…

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What makes the best workplaces

What makes the best workplaces

Flexible working, investment in training and induction and showing your employees you care are what makes the best workplaces, according to a new study. …

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