DWP - Your Right to Request Flexible Working

Type of service:
Adulthood
Address:
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), Caxton House, Tothill Street, Westminster, London SW1H 9NA
Service description:

Flexible working is a way of working that suits an employee’s needs. It might mean having flexible start and finish times, or working from home.

All employees have the legal right to request flexible working - not just parents and carers.

Employees must have worked for the same employer for at least 26 weeks to be eligible.

To apply for flexible working, employees simply need to email or write a letter to their employer. You can download a letter template here.

Cost:
Free
Age range:
16 years - 64 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Open to everyone
Referral route:
  • No referral needed
Last updated on:
12/10/2018