It has long been seen as a less romantic way of meeting Mr Right.
Acas commissioned research in collaboration with BIS and the CIPD on the impact of the Information and Consultation Directive.
The research, carried out by Warwick University, involved a series of case studies in small, medium sized and larger workplaces.
'But with the popularity of online dating, it is imperative we understand the factors that influence satisfaction in relationships formed in this way.'Charlotte Harper, of Match.com, said: 'We were thrilled to find so many of our former members have found love.
'It supports our belief that the internet does in fact encourage old-fashioned courtship.' After failing to find love through the personal ads of his local newspaper, Robert Hammond was keen to give internet dating a go.
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Acas Individual Conciliation 1998 (RP01)Author: Jane Lewis and Robin Legard (Social and Community Planning Research)This report gives a detailed account of what applicants, respondent s and their representatives want from conciliation, how they see the process and how satisfied they are with the service they receive. Hard copies are available from our publication section of the website An Evaluation of Homeworking in Acas (RP02)Author: Ursula Huws, Siobhan O'Regan and Sheila Honey (Institute for Employment Studies)A report on the experiences of Acas home workers, of particular interest to those who would like to initiate or develop a homeworking strategy and those assessing the impact of existing homeworking arrangements. Hard copies are available from our publication section of the website.
Employment relations in Britain: 25 years of Acas (MP01)Author: Brian Towers and William Brown (Eds.)A collection of papers written by a range of experts in employment relations, commissioned to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Acas, covering its past work and future challenges. If you require further information about Acas' research papers or wish to contact the Acas research team, please email [email protected]
Strategies for Effectively Managing Email at Work [898kb]This report explores how email might help people to achieve their work goals, and examines the strategies that are adopted by workers to differentially impact both wellbeing and productivity.