PART-TIME WORKING - 13.10.2020
Full time to part time: calculating pay and holiday
One of your full-time employees is reducing their hours and moving to a permanent part-time working arrangement. What’s the safest way to calculate their pro rata pay and holiday entitlement?
HOMEWORKING - 24.09.2020
Homeworkers: IT equipment and mobile devices
Many employees who transitioned to homeworking during the lockdown did so using their own IT equipment and mobile devices. If a homeworking arrangement becomes regular, why should you issue these items to the employee?
CORONAVIRUS - FLEXIBLE WORKING - 13.07.2020
Dealing with post-lockdown flexible working requests
The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in large numbers of normally office-based employees working from home. When offices do re-open, it’s likely to result in an increase in flexible working requests. Can you still say no?
FLEXIBLE WORKING - 02.07.2020
The downsides of compressed hours arrangements
A full-time employee, who currently works a five-day week, has asked if they could switch to a compressed hours working arrangement. How does this work in practice and what are the downsides from your perspective?
CORONAVIRUS - HOMEWORKING - 03.06.2020
Making a homeworking arrangement permanent
An employee who has been based at home for a couple of months has asked if they can have a permanent homeworking arrangement. In principle you’ve no objection, but what should you consider first?
CORONAVIRUS - HOMEWORKING - 18.05.2020
Temporary homeworking and suitable workstations
Many of your employees are temporarily working from home due to the coronavirus situation. You’re wondering if you need to carry out a home workstation risk assessment for these homeworkers. Is this necessary?