"Our research reveals that many employees still don’t feel comfortable talking about flexible working options, and would even consider switching careers to find a job that better matches their family commitments."
“For job seekers, highlighting your soft skills alongside your hard skills will put you at an advantage when attempting to impress potential future employers."
"If a company doesn’t offer the most enticing benefits, top talent will look elsewhere.”
Almost half (40 per cent) of UK workers would consider working in a temporary, interim or contract position in order to meet their personal and professional needs.
“An increasing number of employers are looking to understand different behaviours and expectations of candidates, in order to create better people strategies and improve decision-making."
“While these findings reveal some signs of progress, the overall picture tells us we need to accelerate the pace of change to achieve genuine workplace gender diversity and inclusion."
“It’s fantastic to see categories such as Getting Started gaining so much attention, demonstrating that more recruiters are beginning their disability confident journey."
"While there is work to do, our analysis suggests that smaller businesses are succeeding in addressing female pay disparity more effectively than many larger employers."
The UK’s gig economy is booming, with an estimated two million freelancers in 2018. These numbers are set to continue rising.