Small company Providend is big on flexi-work arrangements

Providend chief executive Christopher Tan (right) says flexi-work options help the firm retain talent such as client adviser Loh Yong Cheng (left), who works from home twice a month to look after his daughter.
Providend chief executive Christopher Tan (right) says flexi-work options help the firm retain talent such as client adviser Loh Yong Cheng (left), who works from home twice a month to look after his daughter. ST PHOTO: TIMOTHY DAVID
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Finance executive Moon Shary considered resigning two years ago or working part-time so she could help her daughter prepare for the Primary School Leaving Examination, but the option of flexible work enabled her to carry on with her career.

Madam Shary, chief operating officer at financial advisory firm Providend, now works from home after going to the office from 8am to 1pm.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 11, 2019, with the headline Small company Providend is big on flexi-work arrangements. Subscribe