Since finding out that Communication and Humility are the top two traits of effective leaders (TLNT 2013), I have been wondering how much companies spend on “team building” and leadership development. 344 more words
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Working in third places has become all the more common. In lively city centers particularly coffee houses and libraries attract many employees who search for a place to work between meetings or sometimes for a whole day. 583 more words
By Richard Dunstan, Policy & Parliamentary Campaigns Officer
With fewer than 400 days to go until the general election in May 2015, teams of strategists, number-crunchers and policy wonks in each of the main parties will be burning the midnight oil between now and the party conference season in September, when the party manifestos are likely to be finalised. 1,333 more words
With the right to request flexible working being extended to all employees in June, the decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal in the Solicitors Regulation Authority v Mitchell is a reminder to employers of the importance of being able to provide an adequate explanation for decisions. 87 more words
An increasingly popular employment arrangement is home working (or telecommuting as its becoming known). With shortages of office real estate and spiralling costs of commercial desk space, increased capability of technology to allow for virtual work interaction and other such factors, home working has many advantages to offer employers.