The large-scale homeworking that’s been seen nationwide as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic might result in an influx of flexible working requests from employees who’ve seen high productivity levels and a better work-life balance while homeworking.
Do you know where to begin when the requests come in? Our experts have put together all you need to know about your responsibilities as an employer. In this guide we cover the following topics:
- Who can make a statutory flexible working request
- How to handle requests fairly
- Making your decision
- Updating contracts of employment
- Turning down a request
- Appeal process