Blogs

Job shares have always been, in our experience, one of the least preferred options of flexible working practices. Employers can get hung up on the idea that managing two people is a more ‘difficult’ option for the business. Yet, this is beginning to change. And highly experienced professionals are proving that job shares are actually […]

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As the deadline to report gender pay gap data approaches on 4th April, we explore attitudes to part-time work and how these are contributing to it. Ultimately, it all feeds into the same bias – that part-time workers aren’t as committed as full-time ones. Kate once worked part-time before going freelance. Here she tells our […]

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Well, we said it would happen. People wouldn’t take flexible working seriously until it became a man’s issue. And now, it seems the conversation is opening up as more and more fathers want a flexible workplace. We just heard a wonderful piece on Women’s Hour, but it has come about as part of a call […]

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Our marketing partner, Copywriter and Brand Strategist, Katie Quaite went to check out the great work being done by She’s Back, an organisation helping businesses tap into the potential of women at all levels. After all, anyone who helps companies to question their attitudes towards presenteeism, championing the benefits of flexible working gets a big […]

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Part-time work often has a gender pay gap that’s twice as big as the full-time pay gap, because it’s not as well paid and it’s mainly women doing it. In fact, a new report by the Institute of Fiscal Studies, suggests mothers in part-time work are being hit by a ‘pay penalty’ and are not often […]

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Many businesses are focusing on the gender pay gap because new rules have come into place saying that companies must disclose average pay for men and women, including bonuses. By April 2018, large companies of 250 people plus will have to publish these results by law. So far, we’ve already heard the furore around the […]

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