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Steeple Aston
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9-2-3 is a recruitment agency that specialises in placing high quality candidates into jobs with hours that fit in around the school run.

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Case studies and thoughts on flexible working today.

 

How technology facilitates flexible working…with Flex IT

Helen Wright

If you're wondering if it's possible to implement flexible working within your team...but you keep getting that niggling feeling that it would just be too time consuming and expensive, we can assure you that it's not the big task mountain that you think it is.

We've been talking to Nigel Ridpath at Flex IT about what it actually takes to set yourself up with remote working (just one example of flexing).

It's simple, makes sense and is brilliantly collaborative.

Nigel listed a number of applications which are designed to increase productivity, keep remote workers in the loop and showcased examples of some apps that actually transcribe meetings for you, even when you're not in the same room as each other.

There are areas that require some amount of thought and support such as security, but there are simple ways around this too with obtaining things like a good firewall and anti-virus protector.

We've put together a few of the key points for you on our infographic below. The biggest take-a-way is that it really isn't as expensive as you think....

#thinkaboutflex

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