Guidance and research

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)

See how to apply for flexible working.
www.gov.uk/flexible-working/applying-for-flexible-working

 

Government Equalities Office (GEO)

See how to support family friendly policies in the workplace (222KB,PDF).

Qualitative research to understand organisationsā€™ experiences of the barriers and facilitators for offering flexible working and the uptake of flexible working policies.
www.gov.uk/government/publications/flexible-working-qualitative-analysis

 

Timewise

The Timewise Power 50 awards – celebrating people and organisations in the UK who are brilliant at flexible working.
Power 50 awards

 

Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (acas)

A guide to help both employers and employees deal with the implications of working from home.
www.acas.org.uk/index.aspx?articleid=4853

 

Flexible Working Taskforce

The Department for Business, Energy and the Industrial Strategy (BEIS) co-chair the Flexible Working Taskforce with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). They have produced the following guidance and research:

Flexible working: the business case

https://www.cipd.co.uk/Images/flexible-working-business-case_tcm18-52768.pdf

Flexible hiring: guidance for employers

www.cipd.co.uk/Images/flexible-hiring-guidance_tcm18-52767.pdf

CIPD Megatrends 2019: flexible working

www.cipd.co.uk/Images/megatrends-report-flexible-working-1_tcm18-52769.pdf

Cross sector insights on enabling flexible working

www.cipd.co.uk/Images/flexible-working-guide-2019-v2_tcm18-58713.pdf

Flexible working case studies

www.cipd.co.uk/Images/flexible-working-case-studies_tcm18-58762.pdf

Flexible working toolkit

www.cipd.co.uk/knowledge/fundamentals/relations/flexible-working/hr-toolkit

Watch Working Families’ video on making a flexible working request

www.workingfamilies.org.uk/articles/flexible-working-a-guide-for-employees/

Read Working Families Legal Advice on flexible working

www.workingfamilies.org.uk/article-categories/flexible-working/

Guidance for employers on using theĀ Happy to Talk Flexible Working strapline and logo

www.workingfamilies.org.uk/employers/httfw/