Whilst in these areas of employment matters, there are always likely to be reactions at each extreme of the spectrum, it's reassuring to see that the importance of flexibility for both businesses and workers is being more widely recognised as a positive change. 

As is often the case with legislation, how do you protect against the proportionally few businesses or individuals who will undoubtedly look to exploit it?

As the IoD is quoted, it's all about finding the right balance... It's important this shift in workers' desires to have more flexibility is embraced, as it's also good for employers (or rather 'businesses'!)....