The right to request flexible working arrangements
FORM B: Approval of request for flexible working arrangements
How to approve a request for flexible working arrangements
Once you’ve considered your employee’s request for flexible working arrangements, you’ll need to let them know your decision.
In some cases you may be unable to approve the requested arrangement, but you may want to explore alternatives to find an arrangement that works for you and your employee.
This form can be used to approve your employee’s request or approve an alternative arrangement.
To: (Use your employee’s full name)
I have considered your request for a variation to your working arrangements.
I confirm that I have approved your request.
I am unable to accommodate your original request.
However, I am able to offer the following alternative arrangement which we have discussed and you agreed would be suitable to you.
Your new working arrangement will be as follows:
Your new working arrangement will commence from:
And if the new working arrangement is temporary, will end on:
If you have questions on the information provided on this form please contact me to discuss them as soon as possible.
Note to your employee
Please note that the change in your working arrangement will be a permanent change to your terms and conditions of employment unless a specified period of time is identified and agreed for which the new arrangement will last. If the change is permanent, you will have no right to revert to your previous working arrangement unless otherwise agreed.