Disputes over flexible working requests

How DAS Law can help you

Our highly experienced team of over 30 employment lawyers can provide you with practical legal advice if you have a dispute with your employer over your request to work flexibly.

These are some of the possible outcomes we can achieve for you:

  • Review your contract of employment to help you understand what your rights and obligations are between you and your employer.
  • Engage with your employer in respect of your request.
  • Pursue your claim at an Employment Tribunal if you cannot resolve your dispute with your employer.
  • Important things to consider

    Here are some important things you should be aware of regarding your dispute over flexible working.

    • Our lawyers are highly experienced in handling many types of disputes relating to flexible working. There are strict time limits to comply with when making a request and appeal a refusal.
    • There is no automatic right to work flexibly.

    How much will it cost?

    If you would like DAS Law to help you with your legal dispute relating to flexible working, there are a number of ways of funding your legal costs, including:

    Legal Expenses Insurance (LEI)

    If you have a motor or home insurance policy which includes Legal Expenses Insurance (LEI) cover, your legal costs may be covered by your policy (subject to the terms and conditions of the policy). If you are unsure if your insurance policy includes LEI cover, we will check this with you.

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    Personal Funds

    If you do not have LEI cover, we can still deal with your dispute on a fixed fee basis, offering you clarity on your legal costs.

    Our employment law specialists will be happy to explain all of these options to you.

    What should you do next?

    If you would like to speak to an employment expert please contact us by calling 0345 604 7298, or email enquiries@daslaw.co.uk.

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    Allison Lewis

    Head of Employment, Solicitor

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    Flexible working is not a right. However, if an employer unreasonable refuses a request to work flexibly, they could face a potential claim for discrimination.

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