The benefits and difficulties of flexible working

Flexible working is on the rise, with more individuals requesting it than ever, but employers are under no obligation to comply

30th September, 2018

Traditional working patterns – typically the 9 to 5 working day – are fast becoming antiquated in Ireland, as in the rest of the world.

To an unprecedented degree, flexible working arrangements are being sought by employees and it’s no exaggeration to say that the landscape is changing on a daily basis.

‘Flexible working’ is generally understood to mean any type of working arrangement that differs from the traditional 9 to 5 model.

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