• Handling a Flexible Working Request

    Handling a Flexible Working Request

    The legal bit Most employees with more than 26 weeks service have the legal right to request flexible working. However, they can only make one request in any rolling 12-month period. It is best practice for a business to have a flexible working policy and a flexible working application form. Employers legally have three months…

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  • Family Friendly Policies

    A full set of policies around maternity, paternity and adoption leave and pay need to be developed so that employees feel valued and their skills are not lost from the business, but so that they business is able to function effectively with short and long term absences as a result of the prospective and actual…

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