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Flexible working webinar

Employees increasingly expect more flexibility when it comes to when and where they work. With the Covid-19 pandemic accelerating this trend, we are seeing a rise in formal flexible working requests and tribunal litigation when requests are declined. This flexible working webinar therefore covers the following:

  • Background – flexing with the times
  • Legal framework
    • Making and responding to requests
    • The 8 business grounds for refusing a request
    • Considering alternatives and informal arrangements
  • Potential legal claims and recent cases
  • Practical tips
    • Returning from maternity leave
    • Sickness and Covid related requests
  • Government consultation

**Please note this is a recording of a live webinar**