Many of us who are self-employed have more than one income stream, and have embraced what is commonly referred to as a “Portfolio Career”.
Businesses (including small businesses) and working families are invited to submit their views on how the system for shared parental leave and pay will work,
Businesses in the financial sector have been encouraged to change their attitudes towards flexible working schemes in order to improve the balance of male and female executives.
A study carried out by savings and protection society, Engage Mutual, found that rather than a sky-high salary, 55 per cent of those polled placed most value on the opportunity to work flexibly.
Only one in 10 City Employer is planning to allow staff flexible working facilities during the Olympics, such as being able to work from home.
Flexible working featured in the Queen’s speech on May 9th 2012. Under the Children and Families Bill, parental leave, speedier adoptions and a shake-up of support for children with special educational needs were announced.
Workingmums.co.uk is holding its second London exhibition, on Tuesday 27th March 2012 at the Business Design Centre in Islington – and this year it will be bigger and better! It’s a unique event on everything related to flexible working.
In a new ComRes survey released today by PCG and the REC, more than three quarters of the public (79%) and more than two thirds of MPs (69%) believe ‘the government should make it easier for companies to adopt a flexible workforce approach.’