"Where companies can really benefit from flexitime
, is when they can attract talent to work for them that could not commit full time.
While emphasising the practice was still in the "initial stages" in the Czech Republic, Elliott added that he expected "flexitime
schedules would become more common within the near future", in common with what is a global trend in the labour market.
(A look at CWs, flexitime
, and part-time employment.)
A further quarter (26 per cent) said staff benefit from flexitime
, with one in ten (10 per cent) accepting term time only working.
Although more than 1 in 4 full-time wage and salary workers can thus work a flexible schedule, only about 1 in 10 are enrolled in a formal, employer-sponsored flexitime
Employers have introduced flexitime
, shift swaps, compressed working hours, voluntary reduced work-time, job sharing and term-time working to make things easier.
Definitions of flexible working under the legislation include working part-time, job sharing, flexitime
, working a compressed week and working from home.
COMPRESSED time, job sharing, home-based working, limited working and flexitime
. Whatever you call it, more and more Tees Valley staff have got off the nine to five treadmill since chart-topper Dolly Parton, left, climbed on in 1980.
While it only operates one shift each day, the start and finish times do vary when overtime is worked, and the staff operate under a slightly different flexitime
And Oldbury steel factory Metsec has introduced flexitime
for workers in a bid to avoid further redundancies.
Grassle also criticises the flexitime
scheme, introduced by the EU executive in 2007, which allows staff to earn additional two days off every four weeks.
So there is increasing interest in whether there are health benefits to be gained from non-traditional work conditions like self-scheduling, flexitime
, telecommuting from home and job sharing (where two or more people split one full-time position).
He shared that there are companies which are already implementing non-traditional working arrangements like flexitime
, four-day work week, compressed work week, work from home, shift flexibility, to give workers more independence and control over their work.
Current Population Survey (CPS) supplement, "Multiple Job Holding, Flexitime
, and Volunteer Work," for 1989 and 1997.
Look at the long-term success of flexitime
, bonuses, cars, separate offices, even Christmas parties.