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Working from home could boost productivity and revenue, claims survey

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Some firms taking part in a study have suggested that the implementation of flexible working practices has led to a boost in productivity and company revenue, reports managers.org.uk.

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Some firms taking part in a study have suggested that the implementation of flexible working practices has led to a boost in productivity and company revenue, reports managers.org.uk. Figures from a study by Regus UK suggest that 68 per cent of firms which have implemented flexible working have seen their productivity increase. Of that percentage, 63 per cent added that their operating profits have increased as a result. With flexible working on the rise, 73 per cent of firms have admitted to using the practice. Regus suggests the reduction in the amount of money firms need to spend on things such as IT systems and energy costs are two of the reasons why flexible working is becoming a business staple in 2012. This could include employees working from their garden office at home or connecting to work information while in a taxi, for example. Stephen Purdy, managing director of Regus UK, spoke to ihotdesk.com regarding the figures in the study. He said: "The more flexibility you give to employees and the more ability you give them to work with what fits their own personal circumstances and their own lives; the more it leads to more motivated and energised employees. By dint of that productivity increases and revenues increase."

Author:

Ashley Curtis

15th June 2012