In an attempt to attract new talent and retain their current work force, accountancy firm Ernst & Young have decided to loosen up their attendance policy in several pilots schemes across England. The company is trying to “break the attendance culture in the workplace” by allowing employees the ability to choose the amount of holiday they want to take each year as well as allowing staff to work from home more and introducing a nine-day working fortnight.

Not surprisingly, the changes have been well received by the company’s staff.

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