Article Database - Topic: 'Part-time working' - Keyword: 'Part-timers'

 
Full time to part time: calculating pay and holiday Publication date: 13.10.2020
Article database » Part-time working » Part-timers
One of your full-time employees is reducing their hours and moving to a permanent part-time working arrangement. What’s the safest way to calculate their pro rata pay and holiday entitlement?
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Changes to hours and holiday entitlement Publication date: 09.12.2015
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Half way through your holiday year a part-time employee moves over to full time hours. According to the Court of Justice of the European Union, what should happen to their annual leave entitlement in this situation?
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Do part timers have fewer rights? Publication date: 23.03.2015
Article database » Part-time working » Part-time working
A colleague claims that it would be far better to employ part-time employees rather than full timers because, not only do they cost you less overall, they have far fewer employment rights. True or false?
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Q&A - what is “part-time” work? Publication date: 17.10.2012
Article database » Part-time working » Part-time working
Q&A - what is “part-time” work?.. Q. Can you explain which employees qualify as part-time workers? A. Interestingly, there is no precise legal definition of a “part-time worker”. Neither are there any set, or defined, hours that they must work. Instead, the tribunal will look at the working arrangements and only conclude that an employee...
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who is a “comparable full-time employee”? Publication date: 07.03.2012
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who is a “comparable full-time employee”?.. Q. We know that we can’t treat a part-timer “any less favourably than a comparable full-time worker” . But who can that comparator be? A. The Part-Time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2000 state that they must be an actual person who is either: (1) employed by you on...
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Second jobs - the health and safety implications Publication date: 07.10.2011
Article database » Part-time working » Part-timers
If an employee has some form of secondary employment, for example part-time work at weekends, you will probably have some concerns, particularly around health and safety. But what, if anything, can you do about them?
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Q&A - part-time workers and redundancy pay Publication date: 02.06.2011
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Q&A - part-time workers and redundancy pay.. Q. We’ve employed a member of staff for six years on a part-time basis and they’re due to be made redundant shortly. Do we calculate their statutory redundancy payment on a pro rata basis? A. Any part-time employee who qualifies for a statutory redundancy payment (SRP), i.e. they’ve at least two...
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The advantages of employing (uni) students Publication date: 30.11.2010
Article database » Part-time working » Part-timers
The advantages of employing (uni) students.. Limited places. This year there were insufficient full-time university places to meet student demand. The result was a sharp rise in the numbers on part-time degree courses (these are usually taken over a six-year period). As a result, it’s been predicted there will also be an increase in the number of...
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Q&A - changing from full-time to part-time Publication date: 07.10.2010
Article database » Contracts » Contracts
Q&A - changing from full-time to part-time.. Q. We’ve agreed that a full-time employee can change to part-time hours on a permanent basis. We’ll shortly be giving them a revised contract to reflect this. But when should we state that their employment started? Is it the date they go part-time or when they first began working for us? A. You should...
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Change a part-timer’s days and risk sex discrimination Publication date: 04.11.2009
Article database » Discrimination » Sex discrimination
You asked a female part-timer with children to change her working days although this caused no actual difference to her total working hours. She’s now saying this amounts to sex discrimination. Does she have a case?
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