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Although more dads are entering the school playground doing drop offs and pick-ups, juggling parenting duties and holding down a professional career can still be a mission. It’s still largely working mothers who have to find creative ways to make their careers work.  That is, if they can still remain in their original industry at […]

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As Mother’s Day approaches, we share stories about how hard working mums make working, work. From organising complex childcare to sorting out extra-curricular activities, it’s still unfortunately largely mothers who have to find creative ways to make their careers work – that is, if they can still remain in their original industry at all. We […]

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Employees can go through many different job titles in their lives and a career change isn’t out of the ordinary either. And it seems that’s even truer if you’re returning to work after a break or can’t see yourself in your current position for the next ten years. Here are our top points to consider […]

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It was International Women’s Day on 8th March 2017 and it was also UK Budget Day. In timely fashion, the chancellor had a lot to say that will affect working women. We just hope this will have a positive impact on the number of professional part-time jobs for working mums.  Firstly, the chancellor announced an […]

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We’re delighted to announce that it’s our tenth birthday this year! A lot has changed since we placed our first flexible candidate all those years ago. In fact, we’ve decided to do a bit of research about how attitudes have changed these past ten years – we’ll be sending out a survey to thousands of […]

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If, like us, you read a recent article in a popular tabloid newspaper (which will remain unnamed!) about working from home being an excuse to ‘skive’, you may also have nearly choked on your cup of tea. Now, we all know that you shouldn’t believe everything you read, but it’s articles like this that give […]

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If you’re self-employed and paid by the hour or day or “gig”, instead of being a regular employee, it’s possible that you’re a worker for the “gig economy”. Many self-employed contractors are well paid for their time, allowing them to factor in time off for holidays or sick days. But in the case of “gig” […]

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