Flexibility and Family-Focus: The Keys to Retaining Talented Working Parents

More than 2/3 (69%) want flexibility over their place of work, continuing the appetite for hybrid working, a strong theme of the Modern Families Index (MFI) 2021. Despite this wish, less than half (48%) report they have scope for hybrid working. The MFI report sets out the opportunities for employers to bring working practices into line with these trends at a time when retaining talent is key and when employees are in the midst of the ‘great rethink’.

Bright Horizons’ 2022 Modern Families Index highlights three vital themes for employers:

1) The risk of talent loss;

2) The wish for ongoing flexibility, in time as well as place, of work; and

3) An increased priority placed on family life.

This year’s report is a quick, infographic-led read, with actionable tips for employers on these three fronts and more

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