Changes in the law means that all employees in the UK have the right to request flexible working if they have more than six months’ service. In the past, only parents of children under 17 and those with caring responsibilities had this right, but now it has been extended to all. Firms don’t have to grant all requests, but they do have to consider them “in a reasonable manner”.
What will be the key skills of the century ahead? Well, we know that this is going to be an Information Age, where skills such as thinking, innovation and creativity are going to be important. It's also going to be an age of people where all the best managers will at last know the secret of what makes others tick. It's also going to be a time when the role of management will change forever, from one of keeping power to oneself to the skill of empowering others. Which all means it's going to be an age when mastering the following modern management skills will become essential:
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In Today's world clever tech and cloud computing enable many of us to work from anywhere. Can Executive Assistants do their job remotely too?
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