Flexible Working

This toolkit contains some of the key information you need to manage flexible working applications.


If you want help to customise the template/s, you may opt to purchase some consultancy time, so as you set the budget, and then one of our team will be in touch to assist.


Why buy this toolkit?

The Flexible Working Toolkit contains key resources required for handling flexible working requests and to help your business remain compliant with Northern Ireland legislation. The resources in the toolkit can be readily adapted for use in the rest of the UK.

The toolkit contains the following resources:

  • Cover letter for Flexible Working Application Form
  • Flexible Working Application Form (Complementary resource)
  • Invite to flexible working meeting
  • Manager Agenda for Flexible Working Meeting and Appeal
  • Flexible working outcome letter


The toolkit is correct and up-to-date as of the date of publishing.  The responsibility rests with the purchaser for ensuring the resources are kept up-to-date and in line with employment law as may be amended from time to time. 

Alternatively, should you require additional advice or help to customise the resource/s, please contact us or select the option to purchase consultancy time (so as you set the budget upfront) and then one of our team will be in touch to assist.

What are the Documents used for?

This cover letter can be used to respond to a query about flexible working and explains that the application form is attached.

This template is based on the LRA guidance and sets out the main information the employee needs to submit to make a flexible working application. It is included here for ease of access.

This template sets out the required information to invite an employee to a flexible working meeting following receipt of their application form.

This template sets out the main information to help you prepare for and structure the content of the meeting.

This letter can be adapted to confirm the decision on the flexible working application.

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