Changes to Flexible Working
As of 30 June 2014 the rightto request flexible working will extend to all employees with atleast 26 weeks' continuous employment.
The statutory procedure fordealing with applications for flexible working and with which mostPractioners are familiar will be replaced by a duty upon employersto deal with a request reasonably. ACAS will publish astatutory Code of Practice to give guidance in duecourse.
This article is for general guidance only. It provides useful information in a concise form. Action should not be taken without obtaining specific legal advice.