Flexible hours boost business

Phillips, Lucy
February 2007
People Management;2/22/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p10
The article reports on the proposal to extend flexible working rights to all employees in Great Britain by children's minister Beverley Hughes. From April 2007, the right to request flexible working hours will be extended to those with a caring responsibility. Hughes stresses that the proposal will be beneficial to workers in balancing their home and work lives. Gillian Alford, BBC head of employee relations and policies, cites increased staff morale and retention as its advantages.


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