A delay in hearing an appeal against a refusal to permit an employee to work flexibly left an employer facing an Employment Tribunal claim. Find out what happened and learn how not to make the same mistakes.
As we approach what we hope is the final Christmas cursed by COVID-chaos and enforced homeworking, Associate, James Hockley takes a light-hearted look back over the last two years and remembers some of the Zoom stories that grabbed our attention for all the wrong reasons.
The Government has published a consultation seeking views on proposals to expand and improve the flexible working framework. In this briefing, we look at the proposals for reform, as well as the changes that the Government has declined to take forward.
An employer’s refusal to allow an employee to make modest adjustments to her working hours following her return from maternity leave has been held to be indirect sex discrimination. An Employment Tribunal awarded the employee £185,000.
A private member’s bill that seeks to reform the law on flexible working was introduced into Parliament in June. Amanda Steadman discusses the potential implications of the Bill with HR Magazine.