Right to request time off for training in Scotland

Close date: 31 October 2008

The Government consults on the right to time off for training in Scotland. The right is to be modelled on the right to request flexible working and will apply to employees with at least 26 weeks' employment with a given employer. Employers will have to consider seriously employees' requests for time off to train.
Consultation document: Consultation on the right to request time to train for employees in Scotland (on the Scottish Government website)