Making flexi-work possible for many more employees

Both employers and employees have to cooperate to make flexible work arrangements work smoothly.

Both employers and employees have to cooperate to make flexible work arrangements work smoothly, say the writers. PHOTO: ST FILE
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Despite teething problems at the beginning, employers and employees were forced to adapt to work from home (WFH) during the pandemic. As a result, the proportion of employers with formal flexible work arrangements (FWAs) rose from 53 per cent in 2019 to 78 per cent in 2020.

But employers, and even employees, recognise that such arrangements may not be optimal for business operations or employee bonding.

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