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?
CORONAVIRUS - HOMEWORKING - 21.04.2020
Staff rules for professional video meetings
Many employers are now conducting meetings with staff and third parties using video conferencing facilities. If you’re in this situation, it’s best to put some ground rules in place for your employees to follow. What should you include?
CORONAVIRUS - HOMEWORKING - 08.04.2020
Homeworking at short notice
Where an employee moves to homeworking, there are numerous issues to consider when putting the arrangement in place. Where homeworking happens at short notice, what should you prioritise?