Bradley, David
November 2007
People Management;11/29/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 24, p19
The article looks at the employment measures the British government plans to introduce in 2008. One of these is an extension of the right to request flexible working. Employers will still need to consider requests and turn them down only for one of the specified statutory reasons, including additional costs, impact on performance and inability to reorganise the work. The second measure is the Employment Simplification Bill, which aims to implement recommendations made by the Gibbons review of workplace dispute resolution.


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