Application for flexible working

Use this document to apply to your employer to work flexibly by changing your working pattern. The document will also help you to work out if you qualify for the legal right to make an application for flexible working under the law, such as whether you have worked continuously for your employer for over 26 weeks. If you do not qualify, you can still use this document to ask your employer to change your working pattern, but they will not be legally required to consider your request. This document is suitable for employees who work in the UK. It can also be used by UK agency workers and employee shareholders, as long as they are returning from a period of parental leave.

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