Singapore work-from-home initiative

Singapore Work-From-Home Initiative

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Channel NewsAsia:

Singapore has one of the highest percentages of employees working from home, with companies embracing work-life harmony as a way to improve productivity and employee retention.

According to a survey by a Singapore specialist recruitment firm, Robert Half, 87 per cent of Singapore employers allow their staff to work from home, compared to the global average of 79 per cent.

Only Hong Kong (94 per cent) and Switzerland (94 per cent) have a higher percentage of employees allowed to work from home, while Italy (45 per cent) and Chile (38 per cent) have the lowest percentage of employees allowed to telecommute.