Chesterton Gray Blog: News, Views & Career Insights

The very latest news, views and career insights from across our team and networks.

New Year Pay Rise…yes or no

Depending on which news site/forum you looked at and which survey they used you will be getting a pay rise next year, or you won’t. I think we call that a stalemate!

The benefits of knitting

After all the hoo-ha in recent years over flexible working as an employee perk it seems that this is declining in popularity and being overtaken by clubs and activities, such as knitting (yes, knitting).

Waiting for feedback

Whilst candidates think that waiting seven days for a decision following an interview is ‘reasonable’, it seems that companies don't agree with 17 days being the fastest!

Does anyone work 9 to 5?

What has our connected world done to the 9 to 5 worker? Estimates are that within three years half the working population in the UK will be working freelance and flexibly.