Better Ways of Working

Managing the Work-Life Merge

Peter Boucher | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Peter Boucher

In this merged work-life world, work and private time are interleaved to suit individual needs. The classic example is of a working parent who wants to be able to fit their work around family time in the early evening - putting in a couple of extra hours at home after the kids have gone to sleep.

The Summer of Sport a Turning Point in British Work Culture?

Peter Boucher | Posted 13.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Peter Boucher

As this fantastic sporting summer draws to a close, there has been a lot of talk about legacies. As well as lifting the public mood and, hopefully, bringing about a "fitter" nation, this summer's sporting events may have also had a dramatic impact on the business world.

Flexible Working - Good for Businesses and not an Excuse to Slack Off

Peter Boucher | Posted 15.09.2012 | UK
Peter Boucher

The issue of flexible working continues to be a hot topic. First was the news that Whitehall staff are being asked to work at home over the summer to minimise disruption. Then came Boris Johnson's comment that home working is a "skiver's paradise" and "an excuse for general malingering".