F for Flexible Working - Benefits for All?

Posted in : Essential Guide to Employment Contracts on 21 December 2010
Kiera Lee
Mills Selig
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Flexible Working - What is it?

Both employers and employees are increasingly enjoying the benefits of ‘flexible working’. The term ‘flexible working’ covers any working arrangement that has been adapted to suit employer and employee.

The law on flexible working in Northern Ireland is primarily dealt with in Article 112F of the Employment Rights (NI) Order 1996, as amended. However this legislation cannot be considered in isolation. Applications for flexible working patterns by their very nature will primarily be made by groups who struggle to work more regular patterns – mainly women with responsibility for childcare or disabled employees and so employers should consider

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Kiera Lee
Mills Selig

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