Having children can be extremely challenging, even at the best of times. Tie that in with working and, without the right mindset, it can seem very overwhelming.
Working remotely is becoming increasingly common, and it is projected that this trend will continue. But what implications does this have for employees, and in particular, for their engagement?
Research has long fleshed out UK employees’ dreams of working from home. But poor telecoms services has ensured almost half of the Brits given such permission, won’t be doing it again.
When it comes to the trend of working remotely, being at home is not necessarily the location that UK employees favour.
Former investor on BBC's Dragons' Den, Piers Linney, observes the importance of the office and why, despite the rise of remote working, a fixed premises can't become a thing of the past just yet.
Technology is plugging its way into every aspect of our lives and disrupting the boundaries of work and leisure. This means discarding the old definitions of work and productivity – and making the office obsolete.
As the internet celebrates its 25th birthday its social impacts are becoming clearer. The rapid increase of virtual working is one. Virtual relationships are transforming how we work, but will their long term impact give rise to as many problems as solutions?
No office rent, no daily commute to work, the most loyal employees – what's not to like about flexible working? Some of the UK's brightest entrepreneurs reveal the benefits of working from home, and explain why they think it's the future.
While Yahoo! and co publicly stand up against remote working, the cyber office is more popular than ever.
The remote worker is to the company what cloud computing is to the desktop: it shifts the focus from the hardware (the office) to the actual file (the work produced).
Working mothers are still held back by inflexible working practices, despite companies' awareness that this is hampering productivity.
Charlie Mullins agrees with Yahoo!'s new policy and says that working from home is bad for nurturing business relationships.