Sue Rissbrook, Supervisory Board Partner at PwC, believes that flexible working is all about talent. She was recruited to PwC on a 3 day week and promoted to Partner on that basis too.
Atkins is using flexible working to address diversity challenges in the engineering sector. They’re also finding that flexibility helps to tackle the industry’s skills shortage, by keeping talented engineers in the industry for longer, and by making Atkins an attractive place to come and work.
Being a ‘Timewise Council’ signifies that a local authority is committed to developing flexible working as a way to improve workplace equality across their borough, as well as within their own HR practice. In March 2014, Camden became the first local authority to be awarded this accreditation.