Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, a Delaware limited liability partnership | This website contains attorney advertising.
May 20, 2024

Recent Changes to Flexible Working Requests

International Banker

London labor and employment attorneys Emma Vennesson, Charlotte Marshall and Emily Evans published an article about remote and hybrid-work trends in International Banker.

In the article, they break down what constitutes as a flexible working request and how they have changed since flexible working provisions were first introduced as a requirement in the United Kingdom in 2023. The team also gave advice to employers on how to deal with these requests and how to best prepare their organization’s internal policies dealing with remote and hybrid work.

“Proper consideration and accommodation of flexible working requests will have positive effects on employee retention and morale. If banks can demonstrate that they will properly consider any request (even if, ultimately, they are likely to reject it) and provide robust reasoning for any rejection, it will not only protect them from exposure to potential claims but also encourage positive relations between management and employees.” 

Full Article

The Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP website uses cookies to make your browsing experience as useful as possible. In order to have the full site experience, keep cookies enabled on your web browser. By browsing our site with cookies enabled, you are agreeing to their use. Review Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP's cookies information for more details.