Flexible working and the right to request

flexible working right to request

Flexible working and the right to request

October 2021

What is flexible working? What’s good about it? What’s bad about it? How do you implement flexible working practices?

With flexible working requests potentially becoming a day-one right, it’s important for employers to understand how to handle flexible working requests, the grounds for refusal and how to write a flexible working policy.

During National Work-Life Week 2021, our Employment Law & HR expert Lynda Arrowsmith, talks through how flexible working affects productivity, retention, recruitment and wellbeing. Lynda also answers audience questions in a Q&A at the end of the webinar.

You might also want to read our flexible working guide and learn when are employees eligible to make a flexible working request?

What we cover:
  • An overview of flexible working
  • Pros and cons of flexible working
  • Managing requests and reasons for refusal
  • How to implement flexible working practices
  • Relevant case law
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