Historically, working in London has been synonymous with long days and high levels of pressure, whilst working in other areas of the UK was considered more relaxed. Is this still the case, or as employment patterns have developed to be more flexible, is the link between location and working patterns now less distinct?
Which area of expertise allows for the most flexibility? Which professionals tend to work the longest hours? In our recent Working Hours and Flexibility survey, we asked 1,500 UK based professionals to outline their daily working patterns...
Who wins from workplace flexibility? It is sought more than ever before by employees and interviewees. It used to be considered a ‘benefit’ but now it is just par for the course. Employees see it as a way to improve their work-life balance and to combat perennial problems like the dreaded commute. So far so good, but does it work for business?
‘Flexible working’ isn’t a new concept, but recent years have seen a huge change in its popularity amongst office workers. The much talked about Millennials and Gen Zs put it in the top 4 things they look for in an employer and consequently many companies vaunt and flaunt it as a key weapon in the war for talent. Whether it’s the autonomy to
Many organisations are offering greater autonomy to their employees to decide their work patterns, and more of those employees than ever are embracing that. But who’s winning? Who’s actually making the most of it - employee or employer? Working hours are increasing, but there seems to be little or no corresponding increase in pay or recognition.
Whether you’re looking for your first job or wanting to make a career change, the challenge of how to get experience without having experience is a question I am sure most of us have asked ourselves in the early stages of our careers.