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Job-sharers

Author: Lynda Macdonald

Introduction

This line manager briefing examines the law and best practice on job-sharing, including job-sharers' statutory rights and how managers can get the most out of job-sharing arrangements.

This line manager briefing is accompanied by a PowerPoint presentation for training purposes, which should be used in conjunction with the briefing. The briefing and PowerPoint presentation can be adapted for use, subject to the XpertHR terms and conditions of use.

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Job-sharing: what is it?

Job-sharing is an arrangement under which two or more employees share one full-time job. While it is possible for a job to be shared by three (or even more) employees, the usual arrangement is for two people to share one job.