Flexible work for parents and carers

15 March 2024

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Are you a parent or carer? ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ

Since 7 March 2024, you have a new right to request a flexible working arrangement.

Flexible working is where your normal working hours are adjusted, for example:

๐Ÿ‘ทโ€โ™€๏ธ Part-time work

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿซ Term-time work

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿญ Job-sharing

๐Ÿ‘ทโ€โ™‚๏ธ Flexitime

๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€โš•๏ธ Compressed working hours

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป Remote working

You can request flexible working from your first day in a new job, but you must be working at least 6 months with your employer before the arrangement can start. ๐Ÿ—“๏ธ

Check our page for who qualifies and how to apply for a flexible work arrangement.