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Flexi working & Shared Parental Leave

Demand for flexible working is on the rise

According to data that’s just been released by LinkedIn (see disclosure below), there are signs the ‘new normal’ of flexible working could become a permanent thing. With vast numbers of employees having been working remotely since March, the social media network for professionals has seen a huge surge in searches for jobs that are advertised

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Flexi working & Shared Parental Leave

LinkedIn Changemaker? That’ll be me! (AD)

I have been sitting on a secret for weeks. Today marks both a professional and personal milestone. I can reveal I have partnered with LinkedIn to work as a Changemaker and do my bit to promote flexible working and ensure anyone with caring responsibilities, mums, dads or others, will be able to work this way

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Dadbloguk Q&A

Working Families, flexible working and Coronavirus

At the very end of February, I did an in-depth interview with Jane van Zyl, chief executive of Working Families, the flexible employment charity. We discussed all manner of issues related to working culture: How tech can help you work flexibly, the challenges employees face when wanting to work flexibly, how many people have the

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Covid-19

Covid-19: An opportunity to change working culture?

In the wake of the covid-19 outbreak, I ordered my eldest daughter a laptop at the weekend. As I was placing the order, the salesman made a fascinating comment. “You’ve bought at the right time. Stocks are getting low. We’re getting loads of managers buying laptops for their staff.”

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Flexi working & Shared Parental Leave

Accelerating Gender Equality in Business, Diageo style

What does the business world need to do to accelerate change and get women involved at senior ranks? This was the vexing question asked at a panel discussion organised by drinks company Diageo earlier this week. It is an interesting time to ask this question. In 2019, women headed up the European Central Bank and

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