Getting a free hand - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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get a free hand
To be allowed complete freedom to do what one wants or chooses. Can you believe I got a free hand from the boss on this project? Finally, I can present a campaign with my own vision!
get, have, etc. a free ˈhand be given permission or an opportunity to do what you want in your work, plans, etc: My boss gives me a free hand in deciding which outside contractor to use. ♢ She has a free hand in choosing her staff. OPPOSITE: tie somebody’s hands