Welcome for move on flexible working

Golding, Nick
September 2008
Resourcing;Sep2008, Issue 8, p8
The article presents several views on the consultation document of the British government to simplify the administration of requests for flexible working. Craig Holland, head of resourcing and planning at Airmiles, believes that the consultation document will create a more diverse workforce. David Conder, human resource (HR) director at KPMG, expects the consultation document to allow companies to recruit from a diverse talent pool.


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