More employers in Singapore are offering adhoc flexible working options and leave benefits. This is as per the latest Conditions of Employment survey by the Ministry of Manpower.
Here are the highlights:
- 77% of firms are providing unplanned/adhoc time off or tele-working arrangements to their employees. This is up from 70% in 2015. These companies cover 82% of all people working in Singapore.
- The most popular types of flexible arrangements include unplanned leave, part-time work and coming in to work earlier/later.
- Many organisations are giving employees benefits that are better than the statutory requirements. This includes things such as marriage leave, compassionate leave and study breaks.
- Employers that provide better options for flexible work, have lower turnover and higher employee loyalty.
Have a look at this video and infographic for more details.