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UCL Work-Life Balance Policy: 26-week qualifying period for eligibility to request flexible working removed

27 April 2017

Flexible working is a way of working that suits an employee's needs, e.

Wellbeing g. working from home or having flexible start and finish times. 

Previously, all employees with at least 26 weeks' continuous service were eligible to request flexible working. However, following feedback from colleagues and in the spirit of wellbeing, the 26-week qualifying period has now been removed - the right to request flexible working will now be a day one right. 

In response to this change the following policy and guidance document has been revised:

Work-Life Balance Policy

For further information and support regarding this change, please contact Clementina Adetoro (c.adetoro@ucl.ac.uk).

For further information and support regarding health and wellbeing, please visit the UCL Occupational Health and Wellbeing website.

Clementina Adetoro, Senior Employment Policy Advisor, UCL Human Resources