Making Flexible Working the Default – UK Government Consult on Future of Flexible Working for Employees

A few months ago, I wrote a piece about whether we’d be looking at more permanent working from home situations. At the time, I refer to the Government’s intention to consult on the area. The government has now published a …

Could the UK Government make working from home permanent?

The media have picked up on a proposed Government consultation which would consider whether flexible working would become the default option unless there are good reasons not to (a proposal originally set out in the Conservative Party’s 2019 election manifesto …

Coronavirus – a Free Home Working Policy

Given the rapid changes in the COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreak, it seems likely that companies may be asked/forced by the Government to accommodate home working to contain the spread of infection. Update: on 16th March 2020 Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged …