Hi, I am currently on maternity leave and have decided I would like to go back part time if agreed. I don't know when I will be going back yet though - possibly December but might be earlier if finances aren't looking good. My question is, when do you think I should raise it with my Head? Is it far too early now? Can I submit a formal flexible working request letter if I don't know what date it would be from? I was thinking about asking my Head for an informal chat to let her know what I am thinking so that she can think about it when planning staffing for next year. Any advice welcome! Thanks.