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It’s that time of year again when parents run around looking for last-minute bits of uniform and school kit, wondering where on earth the time is going – and if you’re like us, wishing you had more of it. September spells jobs for mums and dads September may spell a new school term, but it […]

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As a part-time recruitment consultancy, we’re often asked by our client companies about ways to calculate and manage bank holiday entitlement for part-time workers. You probably already know that all full-time employees are entitled to at least 28 days paid annual leave, which may or may not include bank holidays. You may also know that […]

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It pays to hire part-time staff. As well as being a cost-effective way to gain skills for your business, part-time employees are productive, loyal and hardworking. Here are ten reasons why businesses should consider employing part-time staff now: 1. Achieve your targets If you want to grow your business but still need vital skills in […]

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When seeking to hire a new staff member, it can be a daunting process at first. Particularly if you’re a small business owner and don’t have an official HR department within your company. We look at what employers need to think about when hiring part-time staff and what they should do to ensure they get […]

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Flexible working jobs should be the default position for all employees, rather than it being up to individuals to request. That is the call from Conservative MP Helen Whately, who introduced a flexible working bill in Parliament this July. As we’ve been saying for a long time, if all jobs were flexible working jobs, it […]

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If you’re about to head off on your summer holiday, don’t forget to put your out-of-office message on before you go. We look at how what you say matters, and why it can help part-time workers to have one all year round.    What you say is particularly important if you have clients or external […]

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