Additionally, only half (53 per cent) of UK directors now allow staff to wear casual dress
on certain days, such as dress-down Fridays, illustrating that the smart suit cannot be written off as 'old hat'.
Accipiter can't explain the change, especially because casual dress
in her opinion "has been an overwhelming success.
Within the office setting, a more casual dress
may be the accepted and preferred dress code," explains Andre, noting a further benefit of business casual:
Related in some ways to the work-life balance policies is a policy toward casual dress
. Casual dress
policies have taken organizations by storm, with well over 50% of today's organizations typically stating that they have some type of casual dress
policy (e.g., daily, weekly, etc.).
The vast majority (75 percent) described their experience with casual dress
as positive and said it improved morale (70 percent) and was an effective recruiting tool (34 percent).
We find it particularly disheartening that, left unchecked, casual dress
codes can lead to a work force dressed in Hawaiian shirts, the most absurd office attire ever devised.
But don't be fooled by the casual dress
code: The course stands up to any other in the world, adds British transplant Jimmy Burns, a golf instructor at the nearby 400-room hotel Melia Las Americas and a member of Britain's Professional Golf Association.
* different work environment or location that usually has casual dress
and supports long working hours/days; and
Business casual dress
in American corporations has spread rapidly in the past few years.
allowed about 8,000 workers in the Tokyo area in principle to work in casual dress
from Wednesday as part of efforts to reform its corporate culture.
More and more firms are allowing some form of casual dress
at work at least part of the time.
On Monday, 26 August, RiRi was spotted in a simple brown T-shirt casual dress
. Unlike her other looks, this looked conservative.
"A third of workers say a casual dress
code would boost productivity and nearly two thirds feel it would ultimately make them happier," he added.
In the latest issue of bmibaby's inflight mag, Rio extols the virtues of Manchester eaterie Rosso, saying: "The vibe is nice and relaxed, with a casual dress
code which I like.