flexible working


All employees now eligible to request flexible working

All employees in Great Britain will be given the right to request flexible working under new government plans to modernise the way we work. Read More

Health and Safety cannot become ‘out of sight, out of mind’ in the hybrid working environment

Malcolm Tullett looks at how the coronavirus pandemic has affected how we work and looks at what line managers and employers should be doing to help hybrid workers. Read More

What effect will hybrid working have on water quality?

With many employers now offering hybrid working opportunities, Craig Morning, Senior Consultant at Water Hygiene Centre, investigates why water quality needs to be considered due to the reduced capacity of many properties. Read More

CIPD releases guidance on how to manage an increase in flexible working requests

The CIPD has issued guidance for employers and line managers to help them navigate the expected upsurge in flexible working requests. Read More

How managers can shape ‘healthy hybrid’ working

The destination for many of us is hybrid working. Among the recurring themes has been the central role one particular category of worker will play in ensuring the journey is navigated safely and healthily: the line manager. Read More

Hiring during the pandemic: Analysis reveals what employees want from their work-life

New analysis of our search habits carried out by health experts at Bupa has identified what employees are really looking for in an employer. Read More

Over 60% of UK workers don’t want to go back to the office until everyone is vaccinated, according to study

A study has found that 56% of UK workers are worried about the safety of their workplace and 60% fear that they won't be able to properly socially distance themselves. Read More

Line manager guide on supporting hybrid working

The CIPD has published advice for line managers on supporting and enabling hybrid working, which suggests that post-COVID, most employees would prefer a balance where they are in the office for some of the week and at home for the remainder. Read More

Why organisations must learn from remote working impact

James Pomeroy, Director of Quality, Health, Environment and Safety at Lloyd’s Register, explains how results from the global safety assurance specialists’ latest report shines a light on the true impact working from home has had on staff mental health. Read More

Bringing wellbeing to remote workers

Nichola Ebbern, Head of Health and Safety at Shepherds Bush Housing Association, talks about the transformation from a desk-based company, to a totally home based one, during the coronavirus pandemic and the impact that it has had on employee wellbeing. Read More



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ISO 45003: Your questions answered

Environment Bill guidance document

Hybrid working – Director’s briefing

PPE and tech: The role of technology in protecting lone workers

‘Managers need to be seen to lead by example when it comes to health and safety’