This section of the toolkit provides managers with tools and guidance to support flexible working.

Managing flexible working

Managers are responsible for thinking about how flexible working in their team may help them to achieve their business objectives and manage space effectively.

Requests to work flexibly must be managed in line with the flexible working principles using the guidance in this toolkit. Managers should encourage and support requests that have a positive or neutral impact on the University.

Managers should read and understand the flexible working policy and the following over-arching guidance which cover the broad parameters of flexible working for these two groups of staff:

For Managers

This section of the toolkit provides guidance on:

Types of flexible working

There is further guidance relevant to managers in the For Staff section of the toolkit including specific guidance covering more detail on the following types of flexible working: