Policy—homeworking

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  • Policy—homeworking

Policy—homeworking

    1. 1

      Introduction

      1. 1.1

        For the purposes of this policy, ‘homeworking’ means working all (or almost all) of your working hours from your home or another suitable remote location in the UK as agreed with your manager.[ It does not mean a ‘hybrid working’ arrangement, where staff attend the workplace for part of their working time and work from home or another suitable remote location for part of their working time. For details of our policy on hybrid working, see the Company’s [Hybrid working policy].]

      1. 1.2

        This policy does not envisage home, or remote, working from outside the UK, as this would involve significant additional legal and practical issues, affecting both you and the Company.[ If you wish to work from a location outside the UK, you must obtain prior approval in writing from the Company before doing so, via your manager. The procedure for considering such requests will be explained to you when you make your request. Note that you should not travel to work abroad without the prior approval of your manager[ and any such travel must be in accordance with the Company’s business travel policy].]

      1. 1.3

        The decision as to whether to allow homeworking in relation to an existing or new job given role rests with management. In relation to existing employees, where a request for homeworking constitutes a statutory flexible working request, it will

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