UK plans employee right to flexible working from first day of new job
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All UK employees will be given the right to request flexible working from day one of a new job, under new government plans that will allow workers greater control over their work-life balance.

In 2003, legislation came into force providing parents and certain other carers with a right to request a flexible working arrangement, covering location, hours, and shift pattern. In 2014, the right to request flexible working was extended to all employees with 26 weeks continuous service.


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