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Flexible working conditions can attract and retain top staff


Employees consider that flexible working hours at workplace can attract and retain top staff, a move that can also optimise businesses profitability of the companies, says a survey by global workplace provider Regus.

The survey, conducted among over 20,000 executives across 95 countries, noted that flexible working can be used to avoid employee churn as 73 per cent of the respondents believe that flexible working is a perk that attracts top talent.

A staggering 75 % confirm that flexible working also improves staff retention.

“Hiring and retaining top talent is an age-old priority for successful businesses, but not all companies can afford to offer golden bonuses or mouth-watering salaries while remaining competitive.

“Stemming churn is also vital to avoid incurring recruitment agency costs and the inconvenience of starting the hiring process,” Regus India Chief Operating Officer Sahil Verma said.