Jo Mackie considers flexible working post-covid 19

Covid-19’s impact on employment law has been considerable and persistent. Not only did the new regime of furlough (a strategy adopted from the US) enter the lexicon of employment law, but we also learnt to work from home where possible. Furthermore, in the best instances, we learnt to manage our time effectively, flexibly and remotely. 

Since the pandemic started to ease and workers have been asked to resume work in person, we have seen a rise in flexible working requests. Employers have saved money on expensive square footage rental prices, with fewer employees in the office at any one time, while employees have saved on commute costs and time. They have also had more time with their loved ones. ...

Jo Mackie
Director and Head of Employment Law
Lawrence Stephens Solicitors

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