Employees are motivated by a range of factors including salary and advancement opportunities. A recent study suggests that 95% of employees are looking for flexitime as a priority, so if you are an employer it could well be worth offering your staff flexible working conditions if you want to attract the brightest candidates and keep them. This article covers the benefits for employers. (For employee benefits read part one here.)
The key benefits for employers include:
Provided that employees do the hours they are contracted to do – at whatever the time of day that might be – employers should have no reason to stand against flexible working opportunities. The benefits are proven and there are no real downsides.