Letter to employee: refusing flexible working hours request
Comply with the Flexible Working Regulations 2006. Use this letter refusing the request for flexible working and ensure that all requirements are met.
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About this document
In accordance with the Employment Act 2002, the Family Rights Act 2006 and further secondary legislation including the Flexible Working Regulations 2006, employees who are eligible have a right to request flexible working hours so that they can care for their child / an adult who needs care.
The right is a right to request, not a right to work flexibly.
This letter is suitable for use when you have thoroughly considered the employees request to work flexibly, have attended a meeting with the employee to discuss the proposals (required by law) and have decided that the proposal would have significant adverse impact on the business.
Application and features
- Suitable for all employers who have received a request from an employee to work flexibly;
- Suitable response to all employee regardless of their level within your business.
- Purpose of the letter (refusal of flexible hours request);
- Choice from 9 statutory reasons for the refusal.
This document was written by a solicitor for Net Lawman. It complies with current English law.
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