How do you write a flexible working request?

be dated. state that it is a statutory request for flexible working. set out the working pattern you are asking for and the date on which you would like it to start. explain how the proposed change would affect your employer and colleagues and how you think any changes might be dealt with.

Can anyone make a flexible working request?

Asking for flexible working Anyone can ask their employer for flexible working arrangements, but the law provides some employees with the statutory right to request a flexible working pattern.

When can I make a flexible working request?

By law, you have the right to make a flexible working request if: you’ve worked for your employer for at least 26 weeks. you’re legally classed as an employee. you’ve not made any other flexible working request in the last 12 months.

How do I apply for flexible working in the NHS?

To have the statutory right to apply for flexible working you must:

  1. be an employee, but not in the armed forces.
  2. have worked for your employer for 26 weeks continuously before applying.
  3. not have made another application to work flexibly under the statutory right during the last 12 months.

Can an employer refuse a flexible working request?

There are only limited reasons why your employer can refuse your statutory flexible working request. However, your employer is not allowed to discriminate against you when making a decision. You can check if refusing your flexible working request is discrimination.

What are examples of flexible work arrangements?

What are examples of flexible work arrangements?

  • Flex time.
  • Reduced hours/Part-time.
  • Compressed work week.
  • Telework/Working Remotely/Telecommuting.
  • Job sharing.
  • Banking of Hours/ Annualized hours.
  • Gradual Retirement.
  • Leaves and Sabbaticals.

How do you ask for flexible hours at an interview?

Start by asking questions about this during the interview process—rather than approaching the employer with your own demands. You can ask clarifying questions about the company culture, how they prioritize work-life balance, and even the company’s views on flexible work arrangements in particular.

How will flexible working affect my employer?

For your employer, flexible working can mean reduced costs and overheads as less office space and equipment is required and employee travel costs are reduced.

Can your employer refuse to reduce your hours?

Every employee, who has been employed for at least 26 weeks, has the legal right to ask to change their working hours. It is a right to request to change your hours, not a right to insist that they be changed. But the law requires your employer to consider your request and deal with it in a sensible way.

Can you refuse flexible furlough?

Can an employee refuse to consent to an extension of furlough or to flexible furlough? Yes, furlough needs to be agreed.

Do you have to give a reason for flexible working?

The right to request flexible working is no longer limited to requests made for the purpose of enabling the employee to care for someone and there is no requirement on the employee to set out their reason for making the request. That does not mean, however, that the reason for the request is irrelevant.

What are 3 examples of flexible work arrangements?

What is the right to request flexible work arrangements?

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What do I need to put in my application for flexible working?

The application must include: the date a statement that this is a statutory request details of how the employee wants to work flexibly and when they want to start an explanation of how they think flexible working might affect the business and how this could be dealt with, for example if they’re not at work on certain days

When to treat an application for flexible working as withdrawn?

The employer can treat an application as withdrawn if the employee misses 2 meetings to discuss an application or appeal without good reason, for example sickness. The employer must tell the employee they are treating the request as withdrawn.

How long does it take for employer to decide on flexible working?

The employer considers the request and makes a decision within 3 months – or longer if agreed with the employee. If the employer agrees to the request, they must change the terms and conditions in the employee’s contract.