Cardiff council gets flexible

Brockett, James
June 2007
People Management;6/14/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 12, p12
The article reports on a trial of a work policy that will give all workers the opportunity to explore flexible working in Cardiff, Wales by the Cardiff Council. During the coming year, the council's 18,000 staff will all have the right to request arrangements such as homeworking, flexible hours and part-time working. Requests will be dealt with purely on the business case, regardless of the employee's reasons for asking.


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