Full time and Flexible: Unlock productivity in your team. Some businesses we speak with are reluctant to engage and embrace flexible working because of pre-built connotations that flexibility equals part-time or pure remote working. “It won’t work for us – we need someone full time.” But in practice, flexible working can […]

    Everyone has things they love to do outside of work: socialise, play music / sport / video games, rock climb – whatever it is, we’re sure it can help you achieve personal goals from getting fit to partaking just for the sheer fun of it. But no-one wants […]

When people consider the advantages of flexible working, inevitably thoughts tend to focus on the desire to achieve a better work/life balance, to spend more time with the family, after all, there’s more to life than work, work, work. Often the actual cost benefits of flexible working are overlooked. In […]

Well-being; the buzzword of the moment shows no sign of losing momentum anytime soon. And with 12.5 million working days lost due to work-related stress, depression or anxiety in 2016/17 – a cost of £6.5bn – to the economy, it’s an issue that can’t be ignored. The main work factors […]

Once upon a time… The architect of convention and regulation, the financial sector has long been been synonymous with excess, crazy hours and blurred boundaries between home and work life. In the early 2000’s however, when a new business model was presented, the industry took note of the ‘new’ flexible […]

The myth of flexible working only being for women with children, or a way to accommodate employees with parental responsibilities has largely been dispelled. Employees across the board are pulling their employers towards flexible working:   70% of millennials are now working flexibly [PWC: Reshaping The Workplace] 92% place flexibility […]

Jamal Hirani is the co-founder and President of Snatch inc – an exciting augmented reality gaming startup. A free to play, virtual treasure hunt, players find and then protect parcels hidden across the city in order to win some serious prizes (exotic holidays and even cash). Jamal and his co-founder […]

Ask most people what their idea of the ‘daily grind’ is and chances are you’ll get two common answers back: The 9 to 5; and The daily commute. The silly thing is that both these problems are, at best, arbitrary and outdated ideas. In 2017, we believe employers and employees […]

Back in the day, businesses were able to place an ad in the local paper, interview a couple of people and offer the best one the job there and then. How things have changed. From metric and competency tests to multiple interview stages, personality assessments, social meetups – a combination […]

“There is no duty we so much underrate as the duty of being happy.” …So said the esteemed poet Robert Louis Stevenson. And the duty of making sure staff are all smiles lies with the business. It should be no surprise that those who are the happiest workers are those […]