The flexible working phenomenon is set to add £148 billion to the UK economy by 2030, according to recent research by office rental firm Regus. Whilst there is no legal definition of flexible working, it generally includes initiatives such as working from home or a co-working space, hot-desking, flexi-time or even working on the daily commute.
With one in ten employees already on some form of flexible contract and 1.3 million more workers enjoying flexible working arrangements in 2017 compared to 2011, it is clear that these types of requests are on the rise. So, as employees become more aware of how and where they feel they can work most effectively, what do employers need to know about the working model of the future?
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