Saturday, April 08, 2006

Human Resources: British employers lead Europe in part-time work

According to research by the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, British employers rank top among European nations in allowing staff to switch from full- to part-time work and are among the leaders in offering flexi-time arrangements.

The EU agency found that 56% of British employers with more than 10 members of staff have flexible working time arrangements in place.

Jorma Karppinen, director of the Foundation said, "This positive approach to flexi-time arrangements is good news for job creation in Europe, since it makes work more attractive, especially for women and older workers".

Click here for an i On Global Trends article on the benefits of flexi-time