‘Entitled’ is a new one. Part-committed, part-invested - these archaic descriptions of flexible working have done the rounds for years, but flexible working as an entitlement bestowed on parents is a new low.
In case you missed it, comments were made this week about parents working from home that knocked me sideways. You see, wherever there is progress, dinosaurs are waiting in the wings to roar and take us back to the Dark Ages. This time it was Tina Knight, more ironically known as the Chairwoman of Women into Business. She claimed that parents working from home are entitled, and this entitlement is setting a bad example for their kids.
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