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  • If you’d like more control over where when and how much you work, going freelance to get flexibility can seem like the perfect solution. But will it work for you?
  • It’s easy to get carried away with the idea of a flexible job that looks great on paper. These five questions will help you decide whether it would work in practice.
  • 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 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.
  • Application forms can sometimes feel daunting – and even more so when you’re trying to decide how, when or if to mention your caring responsibilities. Here’s our advice.
  • Are you interested in finding a return to work programme, to get your career back on track after a break? Join our register and be the first to hear about future opportunities.
  • One mother’s approach to the back-to work dilemma. Rather than looking at salary and costs in the short-term, Gemma weighed these against what her future salary could be.
  • Many employers, especially smaller companies, prefer not to advertise their jobs. How do you tap into this market of ‘hidden jobs’?
  • It’s not just a women-only issue. We talk to three men who want flexibility
  • 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.
  • Isabel Branco is Chair of the Carers’ Staff Network Group at Transport for London. Together, the network is working to make TfL an even better employer for carers.
  • 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.