Tag: Smart Working

In the Driver’s Seat: How Smart Working Enables Exploration

11th February 2019 Off

If you are dissatisfied with your current working arrangements, you’re far from alone. As it turns out, more than half of British workers are unhappy with their jobs, according to a survey conducted among 1,200 workers in the UK. Results show that 55.6% of people are not satisfied with their current roles — with 38% among…

By Guest Blogger

Smart Business Workshops Roadshow 2019

18th January 2019 Off

We’re delighted to be joining forces our partners at Vodafone and the Small Firms Association (SFA), for a series of regional workshops aimed at Irish businesses. The Smart Business Workshops will offer tips on smart working, HR and profit growth. The workshop series will take place between January and April 2019 in co-working spaces in the SIRO-powered hub,…

By Louise O'Conor

Indonesia Joins the Flexible Working Revolution

14th January 2019 Off

Taking a positive step towards revolutionizing traditional modes of working to encourage more female participation, the Manpower Ministry of Indonesia has planned to make more flexible working hours available to enable more women to work. This regulation will seek to increase their participation in the labour market by working suitable hours; the aim is to…

By Priyanka Athavale

Germany Announces Mandatory Work from Home Legislation

9th January 2019 Off

Germany’s Labor Ministry announced its new year legislation plans to make the option to work from home mandatory. The initiative will force German employers to either allow their employees to work from home or explain why it is not possible. A study by the Federal Ministry of Labor suggests that 40 percent of Germans would like to…

By Ashima Madan