Employees' desire for flexible working far exceeds companies' capacity to offer it, a report published today has found.
In Vision Events (UK) Ltd v Paterson EAT/0015/13, the EAT in Scotland held by a majority that an employer was not obliged to pay an employee for accrued flexitime hours on termination as there had been no express term in the contract requiring payment and no such term could be implied.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that, where there is no express term in a contract of employment that the employer will pay the employee for any accrued but untaken flexitime on his or her departure, there is no need to imply such a term into the contract.
A model policy to offer employees a flexitime scheme.
Definition from the XpertHR glossary.
Good practice guidance discussing the importance of flexible working, the issues involved in drawing up an organisational policy and the main types of flexible working.
A model contract clause to allow employees to undertake flexitime, when drafting an employee's contract or terms and conditions of employment.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to flexitime.