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The wording of section 80F(1) of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA 1996) gives no clear indication as to whether the change to the employee’s contract when a flexible working request is granted is permanent in nature. However, government and Acas guides to flexible working suggest that where an application is accepted, the resultant change to terms and conditions will be permanent. See:
Practice Note: Flexible working—Whether any contract change is permanent or temporary
Gov.UK guidance on flexible working
Acas statutory: Code of Practice: Handling in a reasonable manner requests to work flexibly
non-statutory Acas guide: the right to request flexible working
Thus an employee has no statutory right to have the changes in terms and conditions that are made followi
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