Currently an employee must have 26 weeks continuous service with an employer in order to make a flexible working request.
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We’ve reviewed the FCA expectations, and have picked out three main points in this guidance that all businesses should consider as they review remote and hybrid working practices with the view to retaining them long-term.
The Supreme Court has recently handed down its judgment in the case of Royal Mail Group Ltd v Efobi. The case focused on whether the claimant or the respondent bears the burden of establishing the presence of discriminatory conduct, under section 136 of the Equality Act 2010.
This week the Chancellor announced as part of the Budget that the CJRS will be extended until 30 September 2021.
For employers who are considering making employees redundant or carrying out an organisational restructure, it is important that steps are taken to ensure that their employees are treated fairly and lawfully throughout.