Changes to Flexible Working

As of 30 June 2014 the right to request flexible working will extend to all employees with at least 26 weeks' continuous employment. 

The statutory procedure for dealing with applications for flexible working and with which most Practioners are familiar will be replaced by a duty upon employers to deal with a request reasonably.  ACAS will publish a statutory Code of Practice to give guidance in due course.

Posted on: 11/06/2014

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