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Flexible working: it's not about red tape, it's about improving performance

Flexible working: it's not about red tape, it's about improving performance

Management consultant Jane Sparrow on the right to flexible working and why it’s the right choice for performance cultures.…

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How to negotiate a flexible return to work

How to negotiate a flexible return to work

Anna Meller gives some tips on how to negotiate flexible working.…

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Are our children better off here or abroad?

Are our children better off here or abroad?

Hannah Campbell's South African boyfriend thinks his mother neglected him, leaving him with childminders/tutors to go to work – but if they’d lived in the UK, the different school systems would have made for a very different experience.…

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Changing the way government works

Changing the way government works

The Government is moving to a smart working culture and new guidance produced by Flexibility.co.uk aims to roll new ways of working out across the civil service. Based on Flexibility.co.uk's Smart Working Handbook, it sets out the principles and techniques for modernising working practices in central government. Commissioned by the Cabinet Office, it includes case studies of innovative practice as departments embrace smart working. Workingmums.co.uk asked Andy Lake at Flexibility.co.uk about the guidance and how it might have a wider impact.…

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Right to request flexible working extended 

Right to request flexible working extended 

From today all employees who’ve been in their jobs for more than half a year have the right to ask their employers if they can work flexibly.…

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