IT Pro Portal: Flexible working – a trend which is set to grow in 2017
Flexible working is now firmly on the agenda for both businesses and workers. In 2016 there was a big increase in the number of businesses that offer flexible working. Already 75% of companies worldwide provide staff with the option to vary their hours and work from home, and I fully expect to see this trend continue in the coming year.
It’s not hard to see why this should be. Technology now permeates every aspect of business, and it has transformed both the workplace and the virtual office in just a few short years. It’s a transformation that has fundamentally altered the way we are able to work – we no longer need to worry about being at a desk, or getting back to the office to catch up on work, to take phone calls or respond to emails.
And the cost of this technology continues to reduce, making it widely accessible…