We’re in the middle of a flexible workplace revolution. More people than ever before are working remotely, and it’s predicted that by 2020, 30 percent of the workforce will either be freelance, outsourced or remote workers who spend much of their time working from home.
While the benefits of working remotely are immediately clear for employees, namely avoiding the daily commute and working to a schedule that suits them, the advantages for employers are not always quite so obvious.
So how can a business owner benefit from a more flexible approach that gives their staff the freedom to work from home? These are five of the most compelling reasons why adopting flexible working practices could boost your small business.