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Richard Manby: Working from Home – A Blessing or a Curse?

The last 20 years has seen a dramatic growth in flexible working as employees and employers recognise that the benefits far outweigh the disadvantages. In fact, a recent ‘Job Exodus’ survey conducted by Investors In People found that 34% of employees would prefer flexible working to a 3% pay rise.

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Flexible working does actually boost productivity, new survey finds

Flexible working is a notion that is very much in vogue at the moment, it can even be a deal breaker when people consider accepting a job. Employers do though worry that ‘working from home’ is not conducive to productivity and is instead more beneficial for completing housework, staying in bed and brunch dates.

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More and more graduates are considering freelance careers

A new survey of university graduates has found that just over half of degree holders about to enter the workforce have undertaken some freelancing during their studies. What is more a further 44 percent were considering freelancing or self-employment as a career option after university.

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