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How Flexible Working Can Help Improve Efficiency

How Flexible Working Can Help Improve Efficiency

Flexible working gives employees the opportunity to decide how long, where and when they work. While in the past, staff members were expected to be in the office for the majority of their working week, they now have opportunities to work with reduced hours, flexi time, job share or work from home. This provides firms with a range of efficiency improvements: A healthy work-life balance means that staff are more likely to be happy, motivated and free from stress. This will improve absenteeism and reduce health and sickness costs. By allowing staff to work around their home commitments, they are more likely to stay loyal to your business. In a recent CIPD survey, 76% of managers said flexible working had improved employee retention. By allowing employees to work at the times of day they feel ... »