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Ultimate New Job by James Innes

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Remote working

Compelling workers to work from their employer’s premises is now a much less prevalent employer philosophy and, in your new job, you may find yourself faced, possibly for the very first time, by the prospect of remote working.

In 2002, the UK government passed the Employment Act, stating that any employee with children under the age of six should have the right to request flexible working hours and that all employers should be obliged to give such requests serious consideration. (And many other countries have implemented similar legislation.) Since the introduction of this legislation, many more people have chosen to work from home with the aim of achieving the optimum work–life balance. Depending on your circumstances, even ...

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