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Hello, my name is***** am a solicitor on this site and it is my pleasure to assist you with your question today. What is the reason for you leaving - is it redundancy?
There is unfortunately no legal right to be allowed time off from a current job in order to undertake training for a new job. You are contracted to your current employer and would be expected to work the contracted hours you are bound by. If you want to take unpaid time off work then that is something that can only happen with the employer's consent. They are entirely within their right to refuse to allow you to take time off work, whether as holidays or unpaid leave. So the only ways to take time off from your current job are:
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