Flexible hours are provided for by legislation in Portugal. This implies that there is no strict timetable to follow, but some flexibility with regard to the timetable to be adopted.
In the Talent Portugal community, there are several companies that apply it, more than 40, with emphasis on those that operate in the Information Technology sector. A measure seen by many of these as a strategy to attract talent.
A work regime that allows for a better balance between personal and professional life and for that same reason, is highly valued when choosing a company to work for.
This is a benefit that also favors the productivity of the entities. According to a study by the group International Workplace Group (IWG), carried out with 15 thousand people from 80 countries, 85% of the companies confirm that productivity increased after the implementation of this type of work schedule.
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Sources: Randstad, 2019