In a Nutshell: Issue 111  


This article explores why so many flexible working policies don’t enable mutually beneficial, two-sided flexibility in practice. It recommends an overall strategy and practical steps to increase the uptake of flexible working arrangements, while aligning the interests of both employers and employees.

Reviewed by:

Gill Maxwell, Research Adviser (Maternity cover)

Gill joined the CIPD in March 2021 to focus mainly on research on the people profession, now and in the future. Previously, she worked as Reader at Glasgow Caledonian University and as an Honorary Reader at the University of St Andrews. Her research interests and publications span a range of strategic human resource management topics. Mostly recently, Gill’s research centered on models of employment in performance critical roles. She is a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD.

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