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Handling flexible working requests

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Last updated on 21 February 2017
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What is the process for responding to flexible working requests? We look at the application process for a statutory flexible working request and how to respond to them. We also list reasonable grounds for refusal, and relay advice from one of our experts.

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  1. 1 Right to request flexible working
  2. 2 Forms of flexible working
  3. 3 Application process
  4. 4 Responding to requests
  5. 5 Grounds for refusing a request
  6. 6 Appeals against a decision

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