Advice for employers on how to manage flexible working requests

Our guest writer, Ruby Dinsmore, Employment Lawyer for Cognitive Law Ltd wrote this post ‘inspired’, by a conversation with an employer client of hers who was completely oblivious to the introduction of the right to request flexible working for employees with 6 months or more employment. This right was introduced on 30 June 2014, over 4 years ago, but

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What you need to do to get CONFIDENT! FREE Webinar

Are you holding back from achieving your goals and dreams? Do you want to be and feel more confident? Are you ready to make a change and take action to becoming confident? If the answer to all three questions is YES, this confidence webinar is for you!   After a successful live event in London, Helena

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You may have heard about the new General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”)!, that comes into effect May 25, 2018. To help comply with GDPR consent requirements, we need to confirm that you would like to receive content from us and we really hope you will continue to do so. We only use your contact details

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What does a lawyer and an athlete have in common?

We ask Taylor Wessing’s Holly Grundon, a Senior Associate who also happens to be a triathlete competing for GB! There are many correlations between sport and business. But how does a self-funding athlete who has competed in European and World Championships get to the top of her athletic game whilst holding down a full-time job

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“I Quit”. The true cost of losing a staff member

We at Attune Flexible Jobs, often come across candidates looking for new jobs because firms have not considered a flexible working request.  One recently stands out, of a high performing employee working for a large Bank who wanted to change their working hours by 15 minutes.  It took a year to agree by which time

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Bridging the gender pay gap: Can flexible working pave the way?

The gender pay gap is firmly on the business agenda. As of April 6 2017, firms with over 250 employees must publish the average pay that their male and female workers receive. They have a year to comply. The new requirement will impact over 9,000 employers and cover 15 million employees: nearly half of the

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Will flexible working become the norm for men?

Recruiters are often told they are the first link in the chain when it comes to promoting diversity, gender equality and flexible working. Peter Crush, an HR business journalist talks to Attune’s Head of Operations, Sarah Broad, on championing flexibility and diversity in the workplace. We know flexible working is more commonplace for women and they

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New beginnings – helping to create brighter futures

Attune Jobs recently received an invitation from Inclusive Employers to participate in a CV workshop at a charity called Clean Break. Recruitment firm Totum Partners joined us on what proved to be a truly inspiring day, full of learning opportunities for all. Clean Break provides opportunities for women who have fallen on hard times and

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