The role of leaders in flexible working is one of advocacy, proactivity, and accountability. Leaders set the strategic context for flexible working and provide a clear vision for how flexible working is to be achieved in the organisation.

If you’re new to flexible working, or you want your organisation to get better at it, we’ve created a tool that helps you understand what you need to know, say and do to work flexibly.

Skillset Self-Assessment Tool

Use this tool so you can first see where you’re at and what you may need to get better at.

Skillset Development Guide

This guide links to resources useful to build your skills base; whether it’s in managing for team or personal outcomes, inclusion, or demonstrating trust.

These can be really useful to do with your direct reports as well, so you can support each other by knowing who has strengths in each area.