Analysis: Letting staff work from home boosts revenue growth

An analysis of 554 public companies found that flexible working conditions let to a 21 per cent sales increase

The better growth rates for more remote-friendly companies could be due to their ability to hire faster and from a wider geographic area

Companies that allow remote work have experienced revenue growth that’s four times faster than those that are more stringent about office attendance, a new survey shows, adding fuel to the debate over productivity and performance in today’s workplaces.

The analysis of 554 public companies that employ a collective 26.7 million people found that “fully flexible” firms — which are either completely remote or allow employees to choose when they come to an office — increased ...