Family Friendly Policies - Home Working Requests

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Course Overview

Businesses want and need happy and motivated workers. In order to encourage this, some employers may wish to accommodate an employee’s request for home working. However in these circumstances, how does the employer ensure the work gets done?

This course will concentrate on home working, policy drafting and the HR ramifications of allowing certain roles to be dealt with at home. This course will consider how to balance the needs of the business with that of the employee in order to reach a good workable compromise.

Experienced lecturer Sue Edwards will provide viewers with information on how to deal with home working requests, what to include in the home working policy and how to manage a home working arrangement.

What are the requirements?

  • Watch 1 hour recorded webinar
  • This course provides one CPD point

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:

    • Be familiar with the circumstances in which home working requests can be made and know how to handle such requests successfully
    • Understand the theory behind home working policy drafting and be able to undertake this activity yourself if required
    • Know how to monitor and assess a home working arrangement
    • Appreciate the importance of fairness when dealing with requests and the way in which such requests may have links to other legal areas
    • Be aware of the risks and benefits which are associated with home working
    • Be familiar with Rowntree reach in this area

What is the target audience?

  • This course will be of interest to employment law practitioners and HR professionals.



About Instructor - Sue Edwards

Susan Edwards is a solicitor and entrepreneur who founded Law Hound Ltd, an online organisation which has taken a fresh approach to supplying law and compliance training in a no-nonsense and commercial way.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinar


  • Notes
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  • £ 60