Flexible working

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Factsheet

Flexible Working

This factsheet aims to give members an understanding of flexible working and the application process.

Right to flexible hours

'Flexible working' covers changes to your hours of work and when and where you are required to work.
Guides and advice

Part-time working

This booklet advises you of your rights and responsibilities as a part-time worker or if you wish to reduce your hours to work part time.

Job sharing advice

Job sharing is a way of working where two people share the responsibilities of one full-time position and divide the hours, salary and benefits.
Guides and advice

Job sharing

Job sharing can improve flexibility in the workplace and help to retain staff.

Part-time working rights

According to the Part-time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2000, workers on part-time contracts have the right not to be treated less favourably than their full-time colleagues by an employer unless this can be objectively justified.