flexible working hours

/ˌfleksɪb(ə)l 'wɜ:kɪŋ aυəz/, flexible work /'fleksɪb(ə)l wɜ:k/ plural noun
a system where employees can start or stop work at different hours of the morning or evening provided that they work a certain number of hours per day or week

Dictionary of banking and finance. 2015.

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