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Why work/life balance helps balance the books

12 Mar 2024
People & Wellbeing Stage
People & Wellbeing
4-day working week? Or compulsory 5 days in the office? Do your colleagues have true flexibility or is there a culture of burn-out? And how do ensure optimum flexibility and work/life balance when you have businesses that are reliant on shift work, stores, factories and DCs? Ensuring your colleagues deliver at work but also look after their mental health is paramount to business success; it increases standards and productivity and reduces turnover and absenteeism. But what does work/life balance for all really look like in the world of retail and FMCG? In this session we will explore: Retailers and FMCGs who have successfully implemented flexible working for a better work/life balance across their workforce The challenges of flexibility for businesses that hinge on shift work Hurdles to overcome, and best practice from those with thriving, happy cultures
Kate Seljeflot, Chief People Officer - Kingfisher