Guest Blog: The Practice of Compromise – Give and Take
Maureen Ferguson. Resource Planning Manager, Carnival UK
People across the country are trying to find a way to balance home, family and healthy pursuits (just like the doctor advises) with work and financial stability. Life isn’t easy or simple. The increased expenditure on petrol, parking and the time sitting in traffic is pushing more and more people to want to work from home, car share or to start and finish outside the “normal working day”.
Guest Blog: Working 9-5 - not the way to make a living
Sue Ratcliffe. Head of Client Services, alldayPA
We’re all familiar with Dolly Parton’s famous song ‘9 to 5’, a classic karaoke and dance floor hit, with those first few bars guaranteed to get your toe tapping. As a remarkably upbeat song, it’s easy to lose the message that Ms Parton is attempting to deliver - that being that working 9 - 5 is a rather dull, inflexible way of making a living. So with that in mind is the traditional working day bound to become obsolete?