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Ageing population calls for new flexible work approach

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HC Online | 17 Sep 2013, 12:02 AM Agree 0
As a shift in demographics continues, employers must re-evaluate their approach to flexible working conditions.
  • Yvonne Walker | 17 Sep 2013, 02:50 PM Agree 0
    An additional takeaway for HR is surely that employers shouldn't just assume what the right flexible arrangements are for their employees - ie "facilitate discussion" should be where the process starts. A Company that has a good understanding of what individuals need and want, and can tailor its flexibility arrangements around that, is much more likely to succeed in implementing practices that work for most, than a Company that decides what its employees want simply on the basis of analysing their age or sex or race etc...
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