Denise Mather of DEMand RESULTS provides specialist advice, guidance, support and training to local companies on a wide range of human resource issues. Denise also provides a vast source of FREE information on employment policy, practice and procedures on her website under News & Offers.
A recent article, picking up on the recent changes to paternity leave and taking into account the introduction of the Equality Act, has looked at it the many issues around flexible working and the right of an employee to request flexible working arrangements. In particular:
Can you refuse a request?
What are the statutory procedures?
If an employer should fail to follow the correct procedure the employee may have a case to take them to an employment tribunal. A successful claim by the employee may then result in the award of compensation from the employer and the need to reconsider the application.
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Alternatively, for an initial FREE consultation on this or any other employment or human resource issue contact Denise on 01455 240 638.
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