Guest Blog: Breaking barriers: working smart and the rewards for doing so
John Southwell. Managing Director, etsplc.com
There seems to be a consensus building across the UK that working flexibly is, in concept, great for the employer as well as the employee. And yet there are barriers for some employers. They still feel hesitant to take the leap and embrace flexible working. No doubt this is because of the perceived problems that smart working can bring. What are these potential barriers?
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”.