Ask the Expert: Understanding Flexible Working Agreements with Rebecca Reid
10 February 2017
Expert employment solicitor Rebecca Reid explains and answers some questions on the rules around constructive dismissal.
Understanding Flexible working:
- How to apply for Flexible working?
- Who can apply for flexible working?
- Does a flexible working request have to be in writing?
What is flexible working?
Flexible working is a way of working that suits an employee's needs, eg having flexible start and finish times, or working from home. Flexible working rules are different in Northern Ireland. All employees have the legal right to request flexible working - not just parents and carers.