A guide to implementing atypical work in your organisation

Research shows that employers and individuals across a range of industries have an appetite for well-managed atypical working arrangements. But misunderstanding persists around the nature of atypical work, and it’s not always clear what HR professionals and line managers need to do to manage these workers responsibly.

Below, we outline the practical ways in which you can ensure that atypical working works for both employer and individual, based on case studies drawn from six employers. Our recommendations stem from a review of current practices at organisations that have been open about the challenges they've faced in seeking to create ethical atypical working arrangements - and how they plan to address them.

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