Best Flexible Working Strategy


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This award recognises efforts by a HR team to develop and implement a flexible working strategy. Your entry can relate to any initiatives that have taken place in recent years. The judges will be expecting freshness of content and metrics provided that extend over the course of the introduction of the strategy.

Entry is by a 5-page A4 PDF submission; the judges will be looking for a clear plan and evidence that it is delivering on core objectives, paying attention to the criteria listed below.

  • Background: Please provide a brief description of the organisation
  • Rationale: Provide background details of the objectives of the strategy, when it was introduced and why.
  • Strategy Overview: Provide details of the key elements of the flexible working strategy. This should include details of the range of flexible working options available to employees.
  • Implementation: Provide an overview of how the strategy was implemented and communicated to the business and the level of senior management and employee buy-in.
  • Key Challenges: Describe the challenges that were faced in introducing and implementing the strategy and how these were overcome.
  • Outcomes & Results: Detail how the success of the strategy is monitored in accordance with its stated objectives. Demonstrate evidence of how the strategy has benefited the organisation and its employees.