Is your business ready for flexible working

February 2003
Management Services;Feb2003, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p3
Academic Journal
British employees will have the right to request more flexible working hours under 'family-friendly' legislation. One in three people said flexible working hours were more important to them than a higher wage, suggesting that employers need to be ready for a possible deluge of requests from staff seeking a more rounded work-life balance in their lives. The Flexible Working Regulations will give parents of children under six or disabled children under 18 the right to request a wide range of flexible working patterns. Examples include job sharing, term time working, shift work, annualized hours, self-rostering and compressed weeks.


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