- Core hours - hours (say
10am to 4pm) during which flexitime workers must be engaged
- any policy or practice deemed to help families spend
more time together and/or enjoy a better quality of life.
- Flexible working
- any form of alternative working pattern that is negotiable
between the employer and employee.
Flexible working allows employees to meet personal commitments
(such as dropping children off at school) and aspirations
(such as doing a degree) and meet business demands.
- Time sovereignty - the control an
individual has over their work and workload, including when,
where and how they work. The more autonomy individuals have,
the less stressed they are likely to be.
- Work-life balance - having a measure
of control over when, where and how you work, leading to being
able to enjoy an optimal quality of life. Work-life balance
is achieved when an individualâ€™s right to a fulfilled
life inside and outside paid work is accepted and respected
as the norm, to the mutual benefit of the individual, business