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Keep calm and carry on over the summer holidays

Keep calm and carry on over the summer holidays

Management consultant Jane Sparrow gives some advice on how to plan ahead for the summer holidays.…

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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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Join the band

Join the band

Chris Mountford talks to Workingmums.co.uk about setting up The Band Project, which offers children the chance to be in a band, and about how he is licensing this across the country.…

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Surge in women setting up their own businesses 

Surge in women setting up their own businesses 

More women are setting up their own business because they fear discrimination in the board room and because the internet has made it easier for them to set up a business, according to a new survey from Freelancer.co.uk. …

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Intensive motherhood

Intensive motherhood

Charlotte Faircloth argues that there is growing pressure on women not only at work but at home. What are the social implications?…

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