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How to apply for flexible working arrangements (1 month)

Your employer must seriously consider your flexible working application, Once your application is accepted, your employer cannot change it unless there is a specific right to review the flexible working arrangements or you agree that the arrangements are time limited within the contract. Learn how to make an application that your employer cannot refuse.


You have a statutory right to make an application for flexible working arrangements. A successful application will change your contractual terms and conditions of employment to allow you to work flexibly. The changes to your working pattern will be permanent unless you and your Employer agree that the changes should be temporary. This page shows you how to make a flexible working application, and anticipate all the legal grounds on which your employer can refuse your application.

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