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Employers back business benefits of flexible working

Employers back business benefits of flexible working

Nine out of ten business owners and senior managers report that offering flexible working options – including flexi-location as well as flexi-hours - is a highly effective way of improving staff morale and helping them to achieve a better work-life balance, according to a poll by global workspace provider Regus.…

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'Men who seek flexible working viewed more favourably than women'

'Men who seek flexible working viewed more favourably than women'

Men who ask for flexible working to look after children may be more favourably viewed by colleagues than women, according to a US study.…

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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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Almost half of SMEs are unaware about extension of flexible working right

Almost half of SMEs are unaware about extension of flexible working right

Some 45% of small companies are unaware of changes to flexible working legislation that come into force on Monday morning, according to a new study by online freelance marketplace, PeoplePerHour. …

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'Managers need to be more open about flexibility in new jobs'

'Managers need to be more open about flexibility in new jobs'

An estimated 8.7 million full-time workers, or two in every five, ‘actually want to work flexibly right now’, according to a new report that urges managers to be more open about alternative working patterns at the point of advertising a new job.…

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