22 September 2021
Matthew Fell, CBI Chief Policy Director, said:
“Businesses have learnt a huge amount about the pros and cons of flexible working during the pandemic, with many firms expecting to receive more formal and informal requests in the future. Employers support giving employees the right to request flexible working from day one in the job.
"Companies want to work with the Government to ensure that they can say ‘no’ when they have properly considered requests but for good reason can’t accept them.”