- Employees are able to make a request immediately upon gaining a new job. At the moment Employees have to wait for 6 months before they can make a request.
- Employees have rights so they must be given the reason(s) why a request is refused.
- The current 8 reasons that Employers can rely on to refuse a request being reviewed. The Government taskforce aims to restrict/reduce these further.
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