Long gone are the days of coming into work at 9am and leaving at 5:30pm. In fact, most of us have never even experienced such a predictable schedule. To stay competitive in today’s marketplace, businesses need to be switched on all the time. They need employees to work whatever number of hours are required to get the job done, and be available far beyond the once-normal 8-hour day. In return, more and more companies are offering flexible working in which employees can work from home, or during non-business hours as their regular schedule.