Length of service – content pattern

For certain claims and requests, someone will need to have the right length of service with their employer.

When to use this pattern

Use this pattern when you are setting out that someone needs to have worked for their employer for a certain length of time to be able to do something, for example:

  • make an unfair dismissal claim
  • make a flexible working request

The pattern

[they've/you've/your employee has] worked for [their employer/your employer/you] for [insert time period]


By law, you have the right to make a flexible working request if:

  • you've worked for your employer for at least 26 weeks
  • [...]