As a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, employers may have seen an increase in flexible working requests.
The past year has shown that flexible working has been a particular benefit to working parents, those caring for elderly relatives or even those seeking a better work-life balance. Therefore where home working has worked well for many businesses and the employee in question, it could be difficult to argue against a flexible working request.
However, employers must consider each request fairly and decide if it can be accommodated, without a negative impact on the organisation.
This guide, put together in partnership with Citation, takes you through:
- What is flexible working
- Flexible working requests & exceptions
- Handling requests fairly
- Making a decision
- And more…