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Flexible working requests policy for requests submitted on or after 6 April 2024 (final draft reflecting reforms)

Author: Alison Frazer and Zeba Sayed

When to use this model flexible working policy

Use this model policy to communicate your organisation's approach to flexible working requests submitted on or after 6 April 2024. This is the date on which reforms to the right to request flexible working take effect - see below for a breakdown of the changes. See Flexible working requests policy (requests submitted before 6 April 2024) for a policy to use for flexible working requests submitted before 6 April 2024.


This version of the policy is the final draft, unchanged from our previous preliminary draft, reflecting reforms that have been introduced by: