7th December 2020

Paving the path towards true flexible working

Sir Robert McAlpine CEO Paul Hamer today shares his thoughts with Construction News on the enormous potential flexible working has to “boost both professional and personal enrichment whilst enabling people to strike a much-needed healthier work-life balance.”

“For too long, flexible working has been seen as a luxury; simply another perk in a long list of potential employee benefits with less importance attached to its immeasurable wellbeing value. With the emotional, social and financial repercussions of the pandemic weighing heavy on all our minds and further exacerbating the pre-existing mental health crisis, it is high time we switch up the ‘flex’ conversation.” Sir Robert McAlpine CEO Paul Hamer.

You can read more of Paul’s thoughts on the steps the industry needs to take to find long-term solutions to the flexible working dilemma in Construction News.

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    Read the "Forever Flex: Making flexible working work beyond a crisis" report now. The research was conducted by Claremont during lockdown, commissioned by Mother Pukka and funded by Sir Robert McAlpine.

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