Companies unaware of flexible working changes

Jobsite claims that new data shows 53% of UK companies are not aware of impending changes to flexible working laws. This month will see the introduction of new changes to the flexible working regulations. Previously, flexible working arrangements could be requested by employees with parental responsibilities if they had worked continuously for their employer for…

Self-employed workers are happiest

New research from the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) and e-commerce trading site, Etsy, has identified self-employed workers as happier individuals than traditionally employed workers, despite the challenges that working for oneself may involve. The report, entitled ‘Salvation in a Start-Up’, interviewed approximately one thousand microbusinesses, concluding that entrepreneurialism shows no signs of slowing down…