In a blog post last year, the CEO of our Applications Business, Paul Margetts, reflected on our corporate culture around flexibility. He said that whilst we were starting in a good place, with 61% of our employees saying they felt they had flexibility around their personal circumstances, he wanted to see this improve to 100%, says Tricia Driver, Capgemini’s Consulting Strategic Learning and Development Business Partner.Read more
“Flexible working isn’t an afterthought. Supporting parents is what we’re all about, and that goes for our employees too,” says Cat Gazzoli, founder of Piccolo baby foods.Read more
Lloyds Banking Group now specify if agile working options are on offer, for each and every new job they advertise. They also make it clear which types of agile working are available for the role.Read more
Emma Stewart talks about the social impact of flexible working and why the Big Lottery Fund supports our campaign.Read more
The CIPD’s Steps Ahead programme uses volunteer HR mentors to help returners get back into a career, to great success. Katerina Rudiger tells us more.Read more
Paul Margetts, CEO, Capgemini UK, believes flexible working is a necessity, not a nice-to-have, which is why they have launched their Work Life Harmony initiative.Read more
Mandy Garner, Editor of Workingmums.co.uk, believes employers need to embrace flexibility at the recruitment stage.Read more
We are pleased to announce that Atkins are one of the latest employers backing our campaign. As one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies, they stand out as an employer of choice for their unique challenges and projects.Read more
As the largest employer in the area, Warwickshire Council want their staff to be able to have choices in how, when and where they work. Sue Evans tells us more.Read more
We are delighted that Remploy are supporting our campaign for more part-time and flexible jobs.Read more
Nick Dawson tells us why Kellogg’s is supporting the Hire Me My Way campaign and how the North West’s largest employer is open to flexibility in all its forms.Read more
There’s been a lot of interest in the Hire Me My Way campaign. We’ve been on the radio and have been talked about in the national press, including a piece from campaign founder Karen Mattison, Joint CEO, Timewise, who talks about her own experience of finding a flexible job.Read more
A great start to the campaign. The more people who sign up the more we can influence employers to be open to flexible and part-time working from the point of hire, so keep spreading the word. In the meantime, a huge thank you to all of you who’ve signed up, we can’t do this without you!
Lynn Rattigan, Chief Operating Officer at EY in the UK & Ireland, believes companies across the UK could be missing out on a pool of talent that has the right skills and experiences they are in great need of, simply because they fail to include a simple sentence in their job ads – ‘open to flexibility’.Read more
24 May 2016
Today we go live. We’d love you to join our campaign for more part-time and flexible jobs. The more people who join us, the more employers will back the campaign too. And that means more jobs being opened up to part-time and flexible options from day one of a new hire.
Our goal is one million part-time and flexible jobs per year by 2020 – three times the current number. Please help us get there!