Flexible working

If you’re considering working flexible hours but aren’t sure where to start, we’ve got you covered. Not only do we have a range of useful tips to help you decide if flexible working is for you, we’ve also outlined the benefits of flexi-time, part-time, and temping, providing additional advice on how to to submit a flexible working request.

What is work-life integration?

All work and no play? You can fix that. To help you figure out how to incorporate it (and to give you an idea of what it is), here’s everything you need to know about work-life integration.

Flexi time: What you need to know

All work and no play? Flexi time might be for you. Here’s a quick rundown of everything you need to know about working on a flexi time basis:

Pay and benefits for temporary and agency workers

Tempted to start temping? The Money Advice Service explains some of the key things you need to know to get started, and how you get paid as a temporary worker:

How to: Become a Contractor

Want to be your own boss? We spoke to ContactorUK, the UK’s number one IT contracting site, to find out the pros and cons – and learn how to find your first contract role.

Christmas jobs 2018: How to find work

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. To help you embrace the holiday spirit (and earn some money at the same time) here are a few of our top tips on how to get a Christmas job:

Benefits of contracting

Find out how working on a fixed term contract can offer the flexibility and variation that permanent work can’t – with our four key benefits of contracting.

Five of the best-paying summer jobs

Looking to earn over the summer? To help you choose your perfect position, here are just five of the best-paying summer jobs:

Freelance work: What you need to know

Thinking of going freelance? To give you and insight of what freelancing is all about, here are a few things you should know:

How to: Fit work around studying

Not sure you can juggle work and study effectively? To make sure you’re not compromising the quality of your studies or taking on too much, here’s our essential guide to fitting work around studying:

Five of the best paying part-time jobs

To help keep you see which options are both flexible and financially viable, here are some of the best-paying part-time jobs:

Five benefits of flexi time working

Want to choose when you work? It might actually be possible. We’ve already covered the basics of what you need to know about flexi time working, but here’s a quick rundown of how it could benefit you:

How to: Ask for flexible working hours

Before you start asking your employer what flexible working options are available, it’s absolutely vital that you cover the essentials, stay positive, and share the right information. To make sure your request isn’t overlooked, here’s how to ask for flexible working hours in the right way:

Short term gains: The truth about temping

We often talk about the benefits temping can bring to our careers. However, for those who’ve not been there before, it can be a daunting prospect. We asked five people who’ve been there and done it the truth about temping…

Is part-time the new full-time?

Part-time job opportunities have risen to a three year high, according to the latest figures released by the Reed Job Index. But does this shift reflect a fundamental change in the way Britain works?