"Poll after poll suggests employees rate flexible working or even home working as the most valued perk and this includes the up and coming Generation Y. Legislation extending the right to request flexible working backs this up. Polls also show that the economic downturn means more women are going back to work or working longer hours. Workingmums.co.uk's current poll asks precisely this question and some 505 people have voted with 79% saying that they are working or working longer hours because of concerns about a possible recession or worse."Well worth a browse.
Tuesday, October 28, 2008
An interesting piece at onrec.com asks what will the economic downturn mean for the flexible working agenda? It covers the flexible working question with some interesting examples including this:
Posted by Alex Johnson at 1:40 PM