Use this document to appeal against a refusal by your employer of your application under section 80F Employment Rights Act 1996 to work a flexible working pattern (or in Northern Ireland under the Flexible Working (Procedural Requirements) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003. Your employer should have met with you to discuss your flexible working request and have notified you of their decision within 14 days of that meeting. If you disagree with your employee’s decision, you have a right of appeal. If you wish to exercise that right, you must make your appeal in writing within 14 days of receiving your employer’s written notice refusing your request. Please note that you cannot use this document to make an appeal if you don't have a statutory right to apply for flexible working.