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Working times to suit both individuals and business


In this section you will find resources about flexible working time options - part-time, job-share, compressed working week, annualised hours, self-rostering and leave options.

Flexibility articles

Part-time work on the rise
Figures published by the Office for National Statistics (covering the period to May 2010) show that part-time working now accounts for 27% of jobs in the UK, the highest ever level.  The rise accounts for most of the the first increase in overall employment since the UK slid into recession in 2008.  We look at the underlying trends and ask: will it last?

Flexible time options - an overview
Flexi-time, annualised hours, compressed working weeks, part-time, zero hours, time accounts, 9/80 schedules, leave options, term-time working – if you’re thinking of introducing “temporal flexibility”, or widening the range of options, here’s the place to start

Case Study: Balfour Beatty
Construction giants Balfour Beatty have taken a positive approach to introducing flexible work options to help the work-life balance of people working on motorway construction projects (in Case Studies section)

The Business Benefits of Part-time Working

This YouTube video from the Department for Children, Schools and Families has a series of case studies of how offering part-time working has helped companies recruit people with the right skills.






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