Flexible Working Practices: Pros and Cons

Flexible Working Practices: Pros and Cons

Implementing flexible working practices or flexitime schemes at a workplace can offer opportunities and benefits to employers as well as staff.

For employees

Flexible working practices for employees means better work-life balance. It provides them with greater freedom and the flexibility to manage their working schedule to meet family needs and personal circumstances while the employer can still ensure core business hours are properly staffed at all times. It will also allow them to be more efficient and productive as the element of stress can be minimised. With employer permission they can travel into work outside rush hour traffic, therefore arriving more refreshed.

For employers

Flexible working increases employee morale, engagement and commitment to the organisation. It helps in developing the image of the organisation as an employer of choice. This will open opportunities for a wider talent pool and be able to hold on valuable staff. It is also known that flexible working schemes reduces absenteeism and tardiness.

Flexible working is increasingly being adopted across all industries, but there are difficulties to overcome in adopting a more flexible approach to work time. Computime flexitime software offers everything your business needs to make flexible working a success. With the necessary features built-in and configurable to cater to a range of different work patterns and policies, it allows you to stay in control while offering greater freedom as needed.

For more information on how a Computime Flexitime software and application can help your business call us on 0113 868 0124 or email us at info@www.computimeuk.com

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