business communication

Flexible Working Provides “Competitive Edge” for Growing Businesses

40% of businesses have entire teams that work full- or part-time remotely New research has revealed that 67% of the UK’s fastest growing businesses state that having flexible working gives their business a competitive edge – helping to reduce costs and secure the best talent. The report, released by management platform 4th Office in conjunction with creative agency Rooster Punk, found that 40% of businesses have entire teams that work full- or part-time remotely. 87% of the business leaders surveyed felt that teams no longer have to be in the same place as new technology enables communication regardless of location. Though email still remains the main mode of communication with firms – with 97% stating that it’s the most used tool – the report demonstrated a rise in other digital communica... »