News: Ten2Two Survey – Key Findings

Posted on 29th June 2017

Here at Ten2Two Sussex we are very excited to announce that the results of our Flexible Working Research Survey.  We asked over 250 businesses for their views, and over 1,000 employees with some really interesting results.   Please visit the results here; https://www.ten2two.org/location/sussex/ 
Key findings
Things have changed for the better over the last 10 years but it seems there’s still work to do.

  •  91% of employers feeling that attitudes are more positive than 10 years ago which is a great result but only 29% felt there had been ‘significant  improvement’.
    •    83% of employers agree that flexible working has benefited their business with 56% agreeing strongly and none disagreeing.
    •    Benefits quoted by employers of flexible working include greater retention of valuable staff, employee wellbeing and satisfaction and access to a broader talent pool when recruiting. 

    We hope you find the research enlightening and you can follow the debate at #10yrsflexi.  

If you’d like to discuss the findings in more detail or start your own flexible working recruitment drive, please call Emma today on 07810 541599

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Testimonials

"“We have been members of BHBPA from its inception, and seen the organisation steadily grow and expand into the dynamic entity it is today, bringing positive benefits to all its members.""

Peter Hook, Manager
(Computer Systems Engineers)

"I am delighted to have a long-standing relationship with the BHBPA. Since its foundation the Association has gone from strength to strength and there is no doubt that it has brought huge benefits to its members and the business community as a whole through the partnerships it has formed with the local authorities, Sussex Police and local organisations. It is paramount that Burgess Hill businesses have an effective collective voice."

The Hon Nicholas Soames MP

"“Sutton Winson have been members of the BHBPA for around 7 years. We have found it a great way to keep in touch with Burgess Hill businesses and to meet with likeminded people. It’s not just another “networking” group, as it tackles the real issues and gets things done”"

Bruce Millington, Manager
(Sutton Winson Ltd)

"The BHBPA is the most effective and dynamic business organisation I have ever worked with in over 30 years in Local Government. It has a very active and large membership whose points of view are taken seriously by all government structures. Peter Liddell does an excellent job in providing unique and enjoyable networking opportunities where members interact and discuss points of mutual interest. It provides a forum for businesses to discuss common issues, to share experiences and to play a powerful and meaningful role in the Burgess Hill community. The BHBPA provides important and credible support for all its members and ensures that their best interests are represented where necessary. "

Steve Cridland, CEO
(Burgess Hill Town Council)