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Goodwin

At Goodwin, we partner with our clients to practice law with integrity, ingenuity, agility and ambition. Our 1,800+ lawyers across 13 locations in the United States, Europe and Asia excel at complex transactions, high-stakes litigation and world-class advisory services in the technology, life sciences, real estate, private equity, and financial industries. Our unique combination of deep experience serving both the innovators and investors in a rapidly changing, technology-driven economy sets us apart.

Location
100 Cheapside, London , EC2V 6DT
Website
Industry Law Practice
Company size:   1,001-5,000 employees
Industry:   Law Practice
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100 Cheapside
London
EC2V 6DT
 
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WORKYOURWAY INSIDER VIEW

Goodwin have introduced their own flexible work programme called "FlexWork", which helps lawyers who fit work around their own personal commitments. They also offer flexible work to other employees on an informal basis.

What we love about Goodwin:

💡No minimum or maximum length of time that individuals may work on a FlexWork schedule

💡 Goodwin provide regular check-ins for those working remotely with support from a coach, in addition to online resources.

Articles about Goodwin:

💡 https://news.bloomberglaw.com/business-and-practice/goodwin-procter-eyes-mid-september-for-flexible-office-return

💡 https://abovethelaw.com/2021/05/goodwin-procters-flexible-reopening-plan-a-three-day-workweek-with-hoteling-of-office-space/

FLEXIBASE WORKING PATTERNS DEFINITIONS
Part-time: An employee who works fewer hours than a full-time worker. There is no specific number of hours that makes someone part-time, but a full-time worker will usually work 35-40 hours a week.
Flexi-Time: This is a working schedule that allows employees to choose when they start and end their workday, usually to accomodate an individuals needs and other commitments outside of work.
Core Hours / Staggered Hours: Core hours refer to specific times an organisation requires an employee to work, for example 10am to 4pm. Staggered hours are when an employee has different start and finish times from other workers.
Full-time: A full-time employee works between 35 and 40 hours per week, usually on a permanent contract.
FLEXIBASE WORKLOAD DEFINITIONS
Reduced Hours: This is a provision given by an organisation to an employee to work for a lesser number of hours as compared to the mandatory working hours set for all employees.
Job Share: An arrangement where two people, or sometimes more, are retained on a part-time or reduced-time basis to perform a job normally fulfilled by one person working full-time.
FLEXIBASE WORKPLACE DEFINITIONS
Hybrid Working (Office / Home): This means an employee splits their time between the workplace (usually office based) and remote working (usually at home).
Remote or Mobile Working: This is a type of working arrangement that allows an employee to work from a remote location outside of corporate offices.
Office Working: This refers to an employee being physically present in the workplace to fulfil their contractual responsibilities.
FLEXIBASE LIFE EVENT DEFINITIONS
Career Breaks / Sabbatical: These are an extended periods of agreed absence from work. The term is often used interchangeably with "sabbatical", which is generally taken to mean a shorter period of leave of several weeks or months.
Shared Parental Leave: This allows parents to share a portion of leave and pay with their partners to care for children from birth, usually until their first birthday.

*Please note that not all flexible working options may not be available for every role.

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