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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