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The future of flexible working

With employees increasingly working outside of the traditional 9 to 5, David Greenhalgh asks whether employers need to rethink their own definitions of flexible working.

The flexible working phenomenon is evolving. Originally an option for parents or carers needing to adapt their working lives around their caring responsibilities, it has now become far broader than employers may even realise, with people seeking to work according to their preferences, rather than their needs.

While there isn’t a legal definition of flexible working, the umbrella term can cover all manner of working outside the office, including from home, a co-working space or other location, hot-desking, and even logging on outside of designated working hours. According to a recent report from the University of the West of England, 54 per cent of rail passengers use the onboard wifi to send work emails during their commute.

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January 29, 2019

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