Working a hybrid model of at home and in the office seems feasible. So, what could possibly go wrong?
The holy grail of working hours or a hidden catch?
Surely we can let go of our expectation that jobs must be office-based - and make flexibility the norm
In the wake of last month’s gender pay gap revelations, the clamour for true gender balance and greater diversity in the
Fact: Everyone has the right to request flexible working (so long as you’ve been with your employer at least 26 weeks). It’s
I felt utterly miserable when I went back to my job, leaving my wife and child at home
The notion that work is a route out of poverty has been looking pretty shaky for some time. The proportion of children living
The case for flexible working is one that has been part of the public conversation for many years now, and the cost-benefit analysis at the centre of it has been played out in the media over and over again. Flexible working, the argument goes, has a positive impact on the wellbeing and long-term productivity of those employees that take advantage of it.
It might be a job to others but for us, it's a lifeline. Sanity. You will get us for 100% of your time. We work to a tight schedule and need to leave on time so will work like a ninja to make sure everything is completed on time. No time for office gossip, there's work to be done! Our productivity levels will make you question what your fulltime staff do all day!
Ms. Rantzen's comments are incredibly damaging. Not only does she seem to be blaming working mothers for the poor mental health of their children, but she suggests that a father can't step into the fold and do his share of the parental responsibilities.