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Tips for Introducing a Successful Flexible Working Policy

Forward-thinking businesses are not only viewing remote working as a viable long-term alternative to office-based work but are also implementing other forms of flexible working to improve employee recruitment and retention. Thomson Reuters outlines the key considerations for developing a successful flexible working policy, based on the findings of a webinar it hosted in partnership with Addleshaw Goddard. Register to watch the webinar on-demand here.

What constitutes flexible working arrangements? 

  • Working from home or remotely from another location

  • Working flexible hours eg.

  • Working a set number of hours per year rather than per week 

  • Working different working hours during school terms

  • Working a set number of hours per week at any time of the day (flexi time)

  • Switching to different working hours (e.g. from 11am to 7pm)

  • Working reduced hours (part time) 

  • Two individuals performing the same role on different days of the week (job sharing)

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