Employees may demand a more flexible environment, says columnist Jan Cavelle, but without proper support, they could end up miserable.
Will the rise of the gig economy be the death of the office, or perhaps just the death of the office as we know it?
New research suggests that flexible working hours can make a business outperform others. But it’s not without its risks.
Dave Chaplin suggests the prime minister’s Good Work Plan will be put in jeopardy because the off-payroll tax HMRC wants to impose will exploit the self-employed.
With the UK experiencing its longest heatwave since 1976, now is a good time to consider your building design and energy use to ensure you keep your office cool but your carbon emissions and energy bills low.
Four years since flexible working regulations were introduced, research from the Smarter Working Initiative reveals three quarters of UK employees now consider the option as crucial when selecting a new role.
In his latest entry for Founders Diaries, Mungo Park weighs up the pros and cons of recruiting staff on a part-time basis to plug gaps in key areas of your business.
Research has shown that 26% of the UK population believe they do not have a good work-life balance. Pair this with the 58% who state they are “too tired” to exercise during the work week, and it’s clear we need to find ways to help employees be healthy and happy.
Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic Calendar where Muslims carry out a period of religious observance, including fasting, prayer and self-reflection.
At a time when the next generation of graduates enter the workplace, companies are facing an ongoing challenge of creating a technological environment that not only enables new recruits to fulfil their potential but improve the efficiency of the business as well.
Paul Rosenthal, founder of Appstractor, takes a closer look at the security risk to businesses caused by employees side-stepping cyber protocols, failing to configure or install software correctly.
Today’s HR managers are increasingly targeting millennials to rejuvenate the workforce. However, this generation of employees demand flexibility – in both their working hours, and working location.