This article was written pre-Covid-19 and so the additional issue is now whether flexible arrangement have worked well during Covid as if so this may be used by the employee to support their application. Employers are still allowed to reject such applications for good business reasons (which will now need to viewed in the context of how things worked during lockdown).
Click here to read the article handling flexible working requests
David has also produced a Guide on how to respond to flexible working requests. You can view the Guide here.
For a more recent article by David written post COVID19 click here.
Posted on Wednesday 5th August 2020
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