Invite the employee to a meeting to discuss a statutory request in relation to study or training

Key points

  • Where an employee makes a statutory request in relation to study or training, the employer must generally hold a meeting with the employee within 28 days of receiving the application.
  • The time limit can be extended by agreement, or is extended automatically in certain circumstances.
  • The letter inviting the employee to the meeting should give details of his or her right to be accompanied at the meeting.

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