The number of people I know that have their own side hustle going on is growing. Employers need to understand that it is vital to allow employees the opportunity to explore interests outside of the day job. Its vital for employee engagement and can help bring new skills and enhance existing ones in the workplace.
This article talks through the importance of having the HR polices in place to support.
As many as one in four UK workers now have a ‘side-hustle’, with that figure expected to grow to 50% by 2030. According to research from Henley Business School, the rise in side hustles – a hobby or outside job that has the potential to bring a secondary income – holds a massive financial benefit: generating £72billion for the UK economy.