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Policy updates: Public service leave and flexible working

30 Apr 2009

Changes introduced from 6 April 2009


With effect from 6 April 2009, the Public Service Leave Policy and the Flexible Working Policy and Procedures have been amended in the light of new legislation.

The effects of the changes are as follows:

Public Service Leave Policy

Under Section 50 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 the right to time off for staff serving in civic roles has been extended to cover roles such as members of probation boards, members of court boards and youth offender panel members:

Flexible Working Policy and Procedures

The right to request flexible working will now extend to parents of children under the age of 17 (previously under the age of 16):