Saturday June 6, 2020

Flexible working-curious? Give it a go on a trial basis

6th October, 2019
Alan Hickey is associate director of advisory at Peninsula

For businesses, flexible working can help tackle a wide range of issues including increasing diversity, recruiting millennial talent and closing the gender pay gap.

Despite these positives, many businesses are still reluctant to embrace flexible working. While Irish employees do not currently have any legal right to request flexible work arrangements, employers may decide to put a discretionary flexible work policy in place.

Some employers may be hesitant to introduce flexible working arrangements that possibly...

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