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UK – An additional 8.7 million want to work flexibly right now

Flexible working is now an everyday part of life in Britain. 8 million people work part time (30 hours a week or less) and around 4 million usually work from home. For the first time, Timewise can reveal that an additional 8.7 million UK-based full time workers want to work flexibly right now (whether part time or more remotely), accounting for two in every five.

While 9 in 10 employers are open to the idea of hiring a talented flexible worker, managers do not communicate this strongly enough, soon enough and in particular miss a key opportunity at the point when a role is advertised.

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Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at A flexible future for Britain? 

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