February 25, 2014 — Why are flexible workplaces so important? “Growing up in a one-parent family, I saw at first hand the negative impact that an employer’s rigid approach around how my mother worked held my mother back in terms of her career and her aspirations…and the strains and stresses it caused on us as a young family. Therefore for me, creating a positive, more flexible working environment is absolutely key to getting the best out of our people,” says Stephen Ingledew, UK Managing Director, Customer and Marketing, Standard Life.
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