Written by Robert Young
Employers face many challenges and one is recruiting and retaining good quality staff to enable their business to thrive. Work–life balance is perhaps an overused phrase, but what can employers do to try and improve this and why should they?
The pressures of being a working parent are significant, so a key benefit for them is flexible working. There are many ways this can be achieved. Options include flexible start and finish times around core hours, the ability to work from home and time off to attend appointments during the day (provided that the time is made up)…
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I joined Gordon Dadds in 2013 from Culver Employee Benefit Consultants Limited. I have many years of experience as a consulting actuary, providing advice on employee benefits and acting as a trustee of pension and life insurance arrangements. Outside of work I enjoy choral singing, cycling (I am a member of Tandem Club) and cooking.