Monthly Archives: March 2020

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Social distancing and greater inclusivity

2020-07-08T21:11:50+01:00

For years now many of us have been talking about how increased flexibility in the working environment increases diversity in the workforce. We have been trying to encourage employers to embrace this change for some of its roles. However as coronavirus has resulted in widespread homeworking, we are all being challenged by needing to change some working norms, challenge the status quo and maybe even be presented with data that supports more flexible working which would bring about other distinct benefits which will help thousands of people enter or remain in the workforce. We have seen that working from home [...]

Social distancing and greater inclusivity2020-07-08T21:11:50+01:00

Improvise, adapt and overcome!

2020-07-08T21:11:50+01:00

We are day by day facing more challenges to our working and social norms. So as individuals we are going to need to as the military always say ‘improvise, adapt and overcome!’ We know that we are living in extraordinary times because of Covid-19. This is a global problem and what is shows more than anything is that irrespective of where we come from, what our beliefs are we are all human and suffer the same frailties. Everyone around the world are having to consider many things, our routines are upset, and uncertainty prevails thinking about our health, how are [...]

Improvise, adapt and overcome!2020-07-08T21:11:50+01:00

Coronavirus – challenging working norms?

2020-07-08T21:11:51+01:00

The Coronavirus is challenging working norms and will become an unlikely ally of improving inclusive practices, as it is beginning to get employers to deploy homeworking! This will work as a field trial and if successful could potentially change the way the world thinks of work.Although many employers are naturally nervous about productivity, security and isolation of staff if it were to introduce homeworking, many of those who have done it will testify that by offering extra flexibility, staff feel trusted and being able to work where they feel most comfortable, which as a result boosts productivity. It can also help staff [...]

Coronavirus – challenging working norms?2020-07-08T21:11:51+01:00