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Flexible working is making us work longer

Flexible working is making us work longer | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Flexible work is on the rise but research shows it often leads to people working longer hours than they would otherwise.
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Author receives funding from the ESRC

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In reality, new ‘flexible working’ rights could mean longer days and less family time

In reality, new ‘flexible working’ rights could mean longer days and less family time | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Flexible working time, once a perk for successful professionals, has gone mainstream. From June 30, the right to request flexible working will be extended to all workers in the UK.

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Heejung Chung receives funding from the ESRC (grant  ES/K009699/1). 


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Women (and men) don't enjoy the full wellbeing benefits of flexible working

Dr Dan Wheatley of Nottingham Trent University looks at the untapped opportunities to improve the wellbeing of both sexes through flexible working

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The article analyses data from Understanding Society and the British Household Panel Survey (BHPS), both funded by ESRC

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