Consultations on Flexible Working Code and Shared Parental Leave

    View Author February 2013
    The Government announced last November that the right to request flexible working will be extended to all employees and the current statutory procedure for handling flexible working requests will be repealed in April 2014 (at the earliest), and also that a new system of shared parental leave and pay would be introduced during 2015.  Acas and the Government are now consulting on these changes.