Flexible working

Flexible working makes good business sense. If implemented well, it can boost the attraction, retention, progression, and well-being of people.

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Flexible Working Guidance

As part of the Government's Flexible Working Taskforce, we’re joining Working Families to ask employers to use the Happy to Talk Flexible Working strapline and logo when recruiting.

Guide to Flexible Working

Champion Flexible Working

As a leader you should embrace Flexible Working - flexible working is good for people, for business, and for the economy. Even small degrees of flexibility increase your chances of attracting and retaining a diverse talent pool.

Resources and Articles

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Topic: Equality and Diversity

“It’s about respect, dignity, empowerment” – Angela Rayner on Labour’s New Deal

Labour deputy leader Angela Rayner shared details of the party’s “New Deal” at the CMI Women Conference

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Topic: Equality and Diversity

“The culture needs to change” – 6 things we learned at CMI Women

This year’s CMI Women Conference was full of actionable strategies for advancing inclusion. Here are just six key insights…

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Topic: Productivity

Five tips on modern management from the FT’s careers editor

Isabel Berwick’s tips for managers in the modern workplace

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Topic: Productivity

Productive or mentally exhausting? A balanced approach to hybrid working

Employees who feel trusted will craft their own balanced approach to hybrid

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Topic: Hybrid Working

Work from abroad? 10 till 3? The hybrid pioneers shaking up work

Read this before you force your teams back into the office

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Topic: Hybrid Working

Hybrid teams: Six ways managers can unlock their untapped potential

Many managers lack the support and development to draw out all the benefits of hybrid working arrangements

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Topic: Change Management

“Be self-aware, have an open mind and trust your instincts”

We learn lessons from a successful project manager and leader who has worked in many varied international environments

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Topic: Consultancy

Change management trends for 2024

Uncertainty and the pace of change continue to increase – how can change managers ensure they add value to clients?

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Topic: Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships are important – here are five ways they could be better

From flexibility to future-readiness, here’s what an expert panel at a recent CMI event had to say about apprenticeships

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Topic: Gender

“I had to work three times harder”: The professional struggles of women in STEM

One in four STEM professionals are women – here’s why industry leadership needs more flexibility and visibility

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Topic: Flexibility

Why changing your mind is a management superpower

It’s not always easy, but the more we can admit we’re wrong, the better we are as leaders – and the more exciting our career

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Topic: Equality and Diversity

Why shared parental leave matters (and how to make it work)

Boosting the popularity of shared parental leave benefits everyone in the workplace – not just women

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