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Flexible working can make good business sense

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

From 30 June all employees will have the statutory right to request flexible working.

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Flexible working is not just about your staff working part-time. It can include a variety of arrangements including job sharing, working from home, compressed hours, flexitime and annualised hours.

Flexible Working poster

As an employer you don’t have to say yes, but must give the request reasonable consideration. Flexible working is great for helping individuals find a better balance between work and other commitments outside work.

Flexible Working

The GREAT Business campaign has a wealth of information for employers that includes some terrific case studies

Published 30 June 2014