Publications and commentary about the challenges and solutions around different ways of working, from flexible work to insecure contracts and the gig economy.
Research and discussion papers
Ain't that typical? Everyday challenges for an atypical workforce
Insights into atypical work in the UK, its problems and how to encourage good practice.
Acas discussion paper, 1 July 2017
Flexibility in the workplace
Desk and field research looking at best practice in flexible work arrangements.
Independent research, 1 July 2017
Blogs and articles
That old chestnut: learning to trust the homeworker
Acas Chief Executive Susan Clews on fostering trust between managers and people working from home.
Acas blog, 18 September 2020
Introducing the virtual model workplace - Acas on Work Wise UK
Acas Chief Executive Susan Clews sets out her 7 values for a 'virtual model workplace'.
Acas article, 11 May 2020
Can gig work be good work? Acas in Carnegie Trust report
Acas's Gill Dix looks at the gig economy in a Carnegie Trust essay collection.
Acas article, 17 January 2020
Let's talk flexible working
Acas adviser Simone Cheng on the importance of supporting a good work-life balance.
Acas blog, 1 October 2019
More on this topic
Find additional research and commentary on our previous website:
- Ain't that typical? Everyday challenges for an atypical workforce (PDF, 323KB, 25 pages)
- research reports
- discussion papers
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