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What is part-time working?
Reasons for working part time
Benefits of part-time working
Requests to work part time
Right to request flexible working
Requests to work part time made outside the statutory process
No less favourable treatment
Pay and benefits
Pro rata principle
Pay for union duties
Bank and public holidays
Career development and training
Full-time workers transferring to part-time work
Written statement of reasons for dismissal
This line manager briefing explains the law applicable to part-time workers and provides practical guidance on how to manage them.
This line manager briefing is accompanied by a PowerPoint presentation for training purposes.
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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. For example, where full-time workers are required to work 35 hours per week, individuals who are contracted to work fewer than 35 hours per week are part-time workers.
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