What work, where?

Personal effectiveness when hybrid working  Most of us are very familiar with the office environment.  It was, until the global pandemic, the default working space.  We rapidly became used to remote working, but now hybrid is the new kid in town.  This involves thinking differently about what work we do, and where we do it.  …

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5 things to consider when updating your flexible working policy

The global pandemic has necessitated a period of enforced and long-term homeworking for many of the UK’s workers.  In late 2019 around 7% of the population regularly worked from home; by the end of April 2020 Covid-19 had increased this to just under half of the workforce.  This has led to many organisations considering their position …

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Finding the balance

What is work life balance?  Just like ‘wellbeing’ it is an imprecise term that means different things to different people.  It’s a phrase that not everyone likes, as it brings with it the implication that work and life are two separate elements rather than interconnected aspects of who we are.  Here at the Work Consultancy …

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Wellbeing in the workplace – where are you now?

Wellbeing interventions in the workplace are generally defined as being of a primary, secondary or tertiary nature. Primary interventions aim to prevent work related stress or wellbeing issues from arising.  They address problems at source. These interventions will be strategic, systemic, structural.  Examples of primary interventions include job design, working patterns, leadership development or resource …

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