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Rewriting the Psychological Contract Hoxby-Style

Over the years I have increasingly become of the view that a huge amount of time and effort is invested and targeted at selecting and fixing the individual, without such an in-depth view being taken as to whether the organisation itself is structured appropriately to foster and nurture the talented people within it.


Why more mothers than ever are choosing to freelance

The traditional employment structure is forcing parents (both mothers and fathers) to make unreasonable compromises when it comes …


Risk and rewards

More and more people want to break away from 9-5, but the biggest question on everyone’s minds: are the rewards really worth the …


I can see the light, finally

We talk to four Hoxbies about the dark places depression has taken them to and how life with the Collective has formed a vital …


Dreaming in total darkness

Stress should make up a trinity of the inevitable alongside death and taxes. If not held in check it can eventually lead to the …


Work in Progress

Yesterday Hoxby co-founder Alex Hirst revealed how stress had left him disengaged from the world and his family around him. Alex …


Superhero Mums in Pyjamas

Beautifully timed on Father’s Day 2016 after Sunday lunch (and too much sticky toffee pudding), my darling daughter decided to …


The State of the Workplace 2018

It’s been 200 years since the 8-hour working day was created. These days, tech enables many of us to work remotely and flexibly. …


Discover the world while you work

Typically, the reality of remote working means being able to set up an office in the comfort of our own home, perhaps venturing …


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