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Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters is the world’s leading provider of news and information-based tools to professionals. Our worldwide network of journalists and specialist editors keep customers up to speed on global developments, with a particular focus on legal, regulatory and tax changes. 

Our customers operate in complex arenas that move society forward — tax, law, compliance, government, media. In a disruptive digital age, we help professionals reinvent themselves.

5 Canada Square, London, E14 5AQ
Industry Computer Software
Company size:   5,001-10,000 employees
Industry:   Computer Software
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5 Canada Square
E14 5AQ

Thomson Reuters is known for its work-life flexibility and has further built upon this since the COVID-19 pandemic, with the introduction of new flexible working policies. 

What we love about Thomson Reuter:

💡 The introduction of their new Work From Anywhere policy, allowing employees to work from locations other than the office or home for up to eight weeks.

💡 Supports wellbeing by providing flexibility, empowering employees to balance their time away with their performance and goals. 

Articles about Thomson Reuters: 

💡 Flexing the Thomson Reuters way

💡 The future of #WorkingAtTR is flexible 

Flexible Working Approach

Thomson Reuters has always been a leader in work-life flexibility and we are committed to strengthening our leadership position in both flexibility and wellbeing.

The pandemic has had a profound impact on all of us as we have adjusted to new ways of working while balancing the needs of pandemic home life and work. We have heard from our colleagues that flexibility and support for time off have never been more important. We understand that today, people are looking to fit work into their life, not their life into their work.

In 2021, we introduced a second global mental health paid holiday, we signed the Mindful Business Charter, and we announced permanent hybrid working arrangements for all our office-based employees.

This year, we are pleased to build on these initiatives with a new set of work-life flexibility offerings – Thomson Reuters Flex My Way - our supportive workplace policies which are the foundation of a positive work life balance. This includes three components:

NEW Work From Anywhere (in country) is a flexible working arrangement in which an employee can work from another location other than the Thomson Reuters office or their home office for up to eight weeks, provided the location is within their work country.

NEW Caregiver Paid Time Off provides 10 business days paid time off for employees who need to care for an immediate family member in the event of a serious medical condition that results from an injury or illness. 

ENHANCED Bereavement leave provides up to 10 business days paid time off for employees to grieve, attend funeral services, and take care of any personal matters related to the loss of an immediate family member and up to three business days paid time off for the loss of an extended family.

Flex My Way builds on our existing approach to supporting wellbeing and providing flexibility for our employees. While the program will evolve over time, this is our latest step to further empower our employees with flexible options to balance time away with their own performance. This is part of our relentless commitment to our people’s wellbeing – and to retain, grow and attract the best talent.

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.
Compressed Hours: This is where an employee increases the volume of hours worked each day in order to reduce the number of days worked.
Full-time: A full-time employee works between 35 and 40 hours per week, usually on a permanent contract.
Phased Retirement: This refers to an approach that gives employees the ability to manage the transition from full-time employment to retirement.
Hybrid Working (Office / Home): This means an employee splits their time between the workplace (usually office based) and remote working (usually at home).
Work From Home (WFH): This is where an employee has the ability to set up their workspace at home, and manage their work without the need to go to the office.
Office Working: This refers to an employee being physically present in the workplace to fulfil their contractual responsibilities.
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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