Demand is growing for flexible working conditions that allow people to more effectively integrate their job with the rest of their lives, and as awareness of this demand grows, Karen Gately says the pressure is on for employers to respond Attracting and retaining top talent demands that employers provide a competitive […]
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Managers are sometimes reluctant to agree to flexible work requests, and HR plays a critical role in helping them negotiate flexible working agreements, writes Gordon Williams There’s been a real shift in the conversation about workplace flexibility since the right to request flexible work arrangements was first introduced in the […]
Net Promoter Scores (NPS) are significantly higher in organisations where flexible working is widely used, according to a recent report. It found that firms benefit from reaching a tipping point when flexible work arrangements become the norm rather than the exception – with the NPS increasing significantly from negative 3 […]
Australian businesses are resisting the move towards flexible working arrangements, according to a research report, which has found that flexible working as a practical reality is still a privilege for relatively few employees. And while many leading enterprises in Australia boast of company-wide flexible working practices, this practice has not […]
Employees are able to request flexible working conditions under new laws which also place specific obligations on employers, writes Shana Schreier-Joffe Increasingly, courts, tribunals and the government are recognising that the notion of an individual working eight or more hours a day for their employer, with little or no say […]