01332 340 211

Time off for training: Request extension put on hold

Find a person by name
Or choose a department

request time off

The right to request time off for training was introduced in April 2010 for those employees working in organisations employing 250 or more employees.

The request time off for training right works in a similar way to the right to request flexible working in that once an employee has made a request for time off to train the employer is then under a duty to consider this request.

The right was due to be extended to medium and small-sized organisations from April this year, however, the Government have now announced that this will be delayed to allow for further consultation on the issue. This consultation will presumably focus on the extent of the financial burden that the right will put on smaller employers.

We will update you as to any further developments as and when they are announced.

Guidance on managing an employee’s request for time off for training has been added to our client Document Bank where you can have access to a wide array of guides, up-to-date policies, contracts and documents.

For more information, please contact our Employment & HR team.

< Back
All News >
SEE MORE

Contact us

x

Name (required)

Phone Number (required)

Your Email (required)

Subject

Message

Derby Head Office:
St. Michael’s Court
St. Michael’s Lane
Derby
DE1 3HQ
Tel: 01332 340 211
Fax: 01332 207 601
DX: 729320 Derby 24

Ashbourne:
54, St. John Street
Ashbourne
Derbyshire
DE6 1GH
Tel: 01335 342 208
Fax: 01335 342 010
DX: 26834 Ashbourne

Opening Times:
Our offices are open Monday to
Friday between 8:00am & 6:00pm

Contact us

x