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Meaning of “flexible working” in the English Dictionary

"flexible working" in British English

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flexible workingnoun [U]

uk   us   UK
a ​situation in which an ​employerallowspeople to ​choose the ​times that they ​work so that they can do other things, for ​examplespendtime with ​theirchildren: Employers can ​help women by ​offeringchildcare and ​flexibleworking.
(Definition of flexible working from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"flexible working" in Business English

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flexible workingnoun [U]

uk   us   WORKPLACE, HR
an ​arrangement in which an ​employerallowspeople to choose the ​times that they ​work, whether they ​work in the ​office or at ​home, etc.: There is ​concern that ​flexibleworkingdiscriminates against ​people without children. flexibleworkingpolicies/​arrangements/​practices
(Definition of flexible working from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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