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CIPD - Extension of flexible working rights is good for business, and a welcome recognition of a changing world of work
The government’s decision to extend the right to request flexible working to all employees, following the overwhelming weight of evidence from their Modern Workplaces consultation process, is a welcome recognition of a changing world of work that will benefit employers and employees alike, according to Peter Cheese, Chief Executive at the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.
Peter Cheese said: “We welcome the extension of the right to request flexible working to all employees. The Government consulted widely on these proposals, and we were one of a great many organisations and businesses to respond positively.