Flexible Working – is it CSR? What’s the Social Impact?
Flexible working might not be considered a classic Social Responsibility issue. Businesses who have embraced a culture of flexible working are seeing improvements in staff retention, increased productivity and attracting talent, as potential employees see its advantages. Businesses for whom it’s relevant have the added advantage of potentially being able to extend opening hours without increasing staffing costs. There are some disadvantages, as line management may become more