One of the first issues many of my clients are concerned about when considering whether to start Employment Tribunal proceedings, is how much it will cost them. This is a very important issue and so I always give clear advice on funding during initial client consultations. Read on for more about just one funding option, termed legal expenses insurance.
Did you know you could request flexible working?
Every employee in the UK has the statutory right to ask to work flexibly after 26 weeks of employment. The right to make a statutory request can only be made once in any 12 month period. This post looks at the most important factors to take into account before and during a formal application to work flexibly and my next post will look at the potential claims available to employees who have their requests to work flexibly unfairly rejected.