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Work Wise Week 2014

15 April 2014

A short reminder for Work Wise Week, which takes place four weeks from now, between 11 and 17 May 2014

Alternative work practices: the productivity benefits

14 April 2014

The municipal authority in Gothenburg is experimenting with introducing a six-hour working day. It looks like - nay, is - an attempt to prove the productivity benefits of alternative working patterns which many researchers before have essayed.

The truth behind the French ‘no email after work' story

14 April 2014

A collective agreement in France has established the principle that there needs to be a 'disconnect' in work communications once workers have signed off for the day. Prospect research officer Calvin Allen asks whether this a regulatory advance worth following or a triumph of state-backed micro-management.

The daily commute: just how bad can it make you feel?

04 March 2014

A study by the Office for National Statistics into the impact of the daily commute on personal well-being concludes that commuting makes you unhappy. A highly positive argument for working from home, it seems to me.

The daily commute: just how bad can it make you feel?

04 March 2014

A study by the Office for National Statistics into the impact of the daily commute on personal well-being concludes that commuting makes you unhappy. A highly positive argument for working from home, it seems to me.

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The daily commute: just how bad can it make you feel?

Work Your Proper Hours Day 2014

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Update for BT Openreach members, January 2014

Capturing the costs and benefits of homeworking

Winter Working Update

HP Members TUPE Update – Annual Leave

BT Retail IRC Newsletter

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Flexible working: Is it now 'How' or is it still 'Why'?

Prospect seeks views on parental leave proposals

Ministers must listen on childcare ratios

 
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