Posted on 11th November 2019
HOW TO MAKE YOUR BUSINESS ATTRACTIVE TO 9 OUT OF 10 WORKERS IN THE UK!
A series of round table discussions held throughout the year, involving prominent senior representatives of over 25 Sussex, Surrey and South London based businesses*, has resulted in a blueprint in successful implementation of flexible working.
Initiated by Emma Cleary, www.flexibilitymatters.co.uk – a collection of crucial real life insights from varying sized and industry sector businesses has revealed that any perceived challenges in implementation of flexible working can be overcome with the right approach. With 87% of UK employees either working flexibly already or wanting to, it’s clearly essential for all businesses to properly embrace and implement it within their teams. Not only has it been proven that a flexible workforce improves productivity and decreases absenteeism, companies committing to flexible recruitment are undoubtedly attracting and retaining the best talent.
Discussions recognised the key implementation challenges for most businesses were:
To overcome these and fully realise the rewards of a flexible workforce, Flexibility Matters share some of the key strategies that make up the 10-point best practice guide here:
Flexibility Matters Director, Emma Cleary enthuses: “From collating various flexible working strategy insights from key influential heads of Sussex, Surrey and South London based companies, we’re now in a strong position to be able to distribute a set of best practice guidelines for any size business to use. We’re so thankful to everyone involved in getting flexible working highly placed within more business agendas”.
For the FULL 10-POINT BEST PRACTICE GUIDE, visit Flexibility Matters’ Contact page: https://www.flexibilitymatters.co.uk/contact/ and message: “please can you send me the full 10-point best practice guide” or contact Emma at Flexibility Matters on 0781 0541 599, firstname.lastname@example.org. For more info, or to register: www.flexibilitymatters.co.uk.
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