How to handle requests for “flexible working applications”… advice for Businesses & SMEs

April 1, 2014

Under the Employment Rights Act 1996, employees have a right to apply for different and more flexible working hours as long as they meet certain criteria. Certain procedures must be followed by both employee and employer and those reading would be advised to familiarise themselves with these prior to undertaking any such application. In my experience, all too often employers treat these applications mechanically. The...

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