UK: In my opinion - Institute of Management companion Barry Gibson, group chief executive of Littlewoods, ...

UK: In my opinion - Institute of Management companion Barry Gibson, group chief executive of Littlewoods, ... - In my opinion - Institute of Management companion Barry Gibson, group chief executive of Littlewoods, believes that business profits from fami

In my opinion - Institute of Management companion Barry Gibson, group chief executive of Littlewoods, believes that business profits from family-friendly attitudes.

Surprisingly, five out of 10 employees in the UK have no access to family-friendly working arrangements. Yet many of them have responsibilities for young children or elderly parents that come into conflict with their responsibilities at work. Experience shows that employees distracted by demands at home perform less well at work, but it seems that many of Britain's employers have failed to make the link between productivity and their staff's work/life balance.

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