Flexible working became one of the most important factors when looking for a new job. It´s a new challenge for employers to offer their staff flexible working as by allowing your employees to manage their time and responsibilities more effectively, you can help them to be even more motivated and committed. Currently many people usually or regularly work from home and this is likely to double in the future.. As the flexible working is a mater of trust, line mangers have to be vigilant about potential abuse. HR should manage flexible working requests in accordance with existing guidelines and a clear policy and procedure should be in place. On the other hand, it was found that the best employees were still working long hours even when they had the freedom to reduce their working hours Flexible working seems to be as important as the pay and can be of benefit for the employer as well as for its personnel. It brings more productivity, lower rates for absenteism, more motivated, satisfied and equitable workforce…read here.