Changes ahead for flexible working?

Posted by Paula Kathrens, 8th March 2019

This article was first published in People Management on 7 March.

As the government launches a drive to increase the uptake of flexible working, Paula Kathrens outlines workers’ rights to work flexibly and the benefits to employers of such arrangements.

The Flexible Working Task Force, a partnership across government departments, business groups, trade unions and charities, launched a campaign this January to increase the uptake of flexible working. This coincided with a CIPD report, Megatrends: Flexible Working, which found that the use of flexible working arrangements had plateaued since 2010, even though since 2014 the statutory right to request flexible working was extended to all employees.

Read the full article here.

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