FLEXIBLE EMPLOYERS

  • Heidi Denton shares the questions she asked herself before deciding to retrain as a Couple Counsellor with Tavistock Relationships.
  • Lloyds Banking Group’s People and Productivity Function are seeing the benefits of embracing job sharing. Here, members of the team share how they make it work.
  • EY’s Belong initiative is about making everyone feel included and valued. Part-time Finance Professional Nilesh B. Dosa explains how he stays part of the team, while helping underprivileged youngsters feel like they can belong too.
  • The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust’s Sutopa Sen is also a carer, and explains how flexible working benefits both the organisation and its caring employees.
  • Job sharing is a brilliant way to progress your career whilst working flexibly. But how do you make it work day-to-day, and how can you persuade your employers to give it a try?
  • Members of the Deloitte team explain why the firm welcomes carers, how it supports them, and why they believe honesty is the best policy.
  • As the first Timewise Council in the country, we’re acting on our commitment to ensure that every job we recruit to is available on a flexible basis, unless there is a good business reason why not.
  • We recognise that there are many different reasons that people want to work flexibly. To help, we offer a range of options from compressed hours, part-time work and job shares, to remote working and flexi time.
  • Capgemini believes that a brilliant workforce is made up of diverse experiences. For example, they run a Disability, Carers & Allies Network to support these groups.
  • With the support of our partners at EY, we’ve produced some brand new research on who wants to work flexibly and why. Here’s what we discovered.
  • At Diageo, we believe people need freedom to succeed. That’s why we give our employees greater control over how, when and where they work. Our flexible working opportunities include multiple office locations and technology that allows our employees to work remotely.
  • Lloyds Banking Group has created an agile working environment to ensure our colleagues can have a rewarding career that helps us meet our promise to our customers whilst achieving a healthy lifestyle balance.
  • The Centre for Ageing Better is working for change. Not just to help people enjoy a better quality of life in their later years, but also to support its employees with caring responsibilities.
  • The firm is supportive of flexible working arrangements wherever possible and we would encourage you to discuss this with us during the interview process, should this be something you are interested in.
  • Diageo’s flexible working policy is built on mutual trust and openness from day one. Here, Talent Engagement Lead Sally Price shares her tips on the best way to discuss your flexible needs.
  • One of the flexible working solutions available to EY employees is to have a reduced-hours contract, work full-time and store up extra holiday. As Lee Phelan explains, it’s not just for parents.
  • Islington Council’s vision is to build a workforce which is diverse and reflective of its local community. We are committed to championing flexible working to attract, support and retain talented people, and open up opportunities for local residents.
  • At Barclays, we believe that by understanding and being flexible to our people’s needs, we can create happier work environments where everyone can be their best. That’s why we proudly support what we call Dynamic Working.
  • Aviva has put in place a formal carer policy, backed up by flexible working. The result is a culture which allows its carer employees to be open and honest about what they need – and flourish as a result.
  • To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, Susie Gray, Mental Health First Aider at EY, gives her top 5 tips for looking after our minds.