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Regus, 85 per cent of British working parents would forfeit other benefits to take up a flexible working arrangement, while 74 per cent say they would take a different job if it offered a range of flexible working locations.
And while it’s millennials such as Gannon who are leading the flexible working charge, 72 per cent of those aged 55-plus say they want it, too.
“Flexible working is something we’ve seen work particularly well for our older workforce,” says Donna Griffiths, director of HR at Westfield Health, where more than a quarter of the workforce works flexibly. “It can be hard to adjust from working on a full-time basis to retirement after all those years of working. Reducing their hours really helps the transition.”