As you may have noticed, this month we have been discussing the impact that changes to flexible working laws will have on your organisation. In this blog, I want to focus on a slightly different aspect of flexible working: the importance of having a culture that supports such policies. As with many of our blogs, I’ll start with a story…
The recent changes in flexible working legislation inspired our blogs this past month but, as with most HR and management practices, it can be easy to get lost in the legislation and forget that, regardless of what the law says, sometimes things are just a good idea
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Saimah Razak, HR Consultant
Luke Watkeys, Business Manager
“What are all the different reasons that someone might phone in sick?”
Well, actually being sick is one, of course.
But ask this question to any group, and you’ll also get a whole host of other possible scenarios; domestic or carer issues, stress or workload, low motivation at work, bullying, travel problems, job interview…
They may even have another job!
Karen Austin, HR Consultant
If like me you wake up to the BBC news each morning you may have found yourself getting caught up in all of the hoohaa around the changes to flexible working that have come in to effect. Particularly the seemingly massive impact that the BBC and some Twitterers suggest the changes will have on small businesses. Have no fear, Real People are here to debunk some of the hysteria!