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Part time working
A part-time worker is a person who works fewer hours than the number of hours that full-time workers in the organisation are contracted to work. It often happens that an employee returning from maternity leave will ask her employer for a move from full-time working to part-time working to fit her working life around caring for her child.
Common part-time working arrangements include: working fewer days per week than full-time workers, for example three days per week; working fewer hours per day than full-time workers, for example four hours per day; and job-sharing, which is where two or more workers share one role.
17 Jul 2019
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11 Jul 2019
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4 Jul 2019
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12 Jun 2019
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5 Jun 2019
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29 May 2019
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14 May 2019
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25 Apr 2019
Senior doctors in the NHS are better off working part-time under new pension rules, the British Medical Association has warned....
8 Mar 2019
Most single parents are being locked out of apprenticeships because of a lack of part-time opportunities and the difficulty of supporting children with such low pay.
7 Mar 2019
Offering flexible working may not be enough to attract and retain talent in today’s job market – agile working needs...
26 Feb 2019
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4 Feb 2019
Parents who work part time are penalised with just a 21% chance of being promoted within three years.
28 Jan 2019
Biological indications for chronic stress are 40% higher in women bringing up two children while working full-time compared with colleagues...
14 Jan 2019
86% want to return to work, but most say they have been unable to find roles that fit around their childcare needs