Flexible working policy should be high priority for employers

New technologies mean that working flexibly is now easier than ever, writes Ben Conway

13th October, 2019
Employees’ expectations can be managed by drawing up clear policies around flexible work

Employers should put the introduction of a flexible working policy high on their agenda. Requests to work flexibly are set to rise as employees seek a better work-life balance, technology facilitates innovative ways of working and the workforce ages.

For employers, this means allowing staff to shape how, when and where they do their work. It covers a variety of arrangements, from remote working to four-day weeks.

A policy is an essential tool for dealing...

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