Flexible working changes: Your responsibilities as an employer

Flexible working arrangements can come in many forms. It can include working from home all or part of the time, scaling down from full-time to part-time hours, changing work hours, or compressing work hours.

The Employment Relations (Flexible Working) Act 2023 makes the right to make a flexible working request a day one right for employees. These changes have been incorporated into the new ACAS Code of Practice on requests for flexible working, and this came into force on 6 April 2024.

In a world where flexible working is more and more popular, small businesses across every sector need to be up to date on their responsibilities and policies. Download our free guide to find out what you need to know about managing requests and making it work for your business.

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