Factsheet on 'qualifying employees' request for flexible working.
Employees do not have a right to work flexibly, per se. However, ‘qualifying employees’ do have a statutory right to request flexible working which needs to be considered by their employer (usually within three months of making the request) and can only be refused on one or more of 8 permitted grounds.
Flexible working request appeal outcome letter - Rejection
Letter confirming the outcome of appeal - refusal.
Time off factsheet
Factsheet covering three broad categories of why employees might request time off.
Dependants leave policy
Domestic or family commitments leave policy.