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Part Time Staff In UK Entitled To Same Holiday Pay As Full Time Workers

The Supreme Court has ruled that staff who only work for part of the year in the UK are entitled to the same holiday pay as full time workers. The judgement will be of interest to workers, such as teachers, who are on term-time contracts and could mean they are entitled to claim back pay […]

Bakkavor Creating 1,800 Full & Part Time Jobs In The UK

Fresh food manufacturing specialist Bakkavor is launching a recruitment drive to fill over 1,800 new full and part time jobs across the United Kingdom. The massive hiring spree will see Bakkavor move through the 20,000 employee headcount marker, adding to the 19,000 the firm currently employs in the UK. Worldwide, Bakkavor provides jobs for a […]

Ministry of Justice Creating 2,000 New Jobs Outside Of London

The UK government’s Ministry of Justice is creating 2,000 new full or part time jobs outside of the capital, London. Around 1 in 4 of the new jobs will be created in Wales and a further 1,500 vacancies will be spread throughout a variety of locations in England. The move is part of the government’s […]

Zurich UK Doubles Its Part Time Workforce

Leading insurance firm Zurich UK has released new research which reveals the company has doubled its part time workforce since it implemented a new flexible work initiative. Three years ago, Zurich UK started to advertise all of its new vacancies as potential flexible opportunities; part time, job share or full time. Since March 2019, the […]

Over 8 Million People Now Working In Part Time Jobs In The UK

After a sharp drop last year, there are now over 8 million people working in part time jobs again in the United Kingdom. New figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that a recovery in the part time jobs market is underway after taking a battering during the pandemic. The latest ONS figures […]

Travelodge To Create 360 Full Or Part Time Hotel Jobs In The UK

Hotel chain Travelodge is set to create 360 new full or part time jobs in the UK with expansion plans in a variety of towns and cities. The UK’s largest independent hotel chain will open 17 new properties this year, adding to their existing 580 hotels in England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Spain. Each […]

Flexible & Part Time Jobs Could Increase Female Applications For Senior Roles By 20%

New research from Swiss company Zurich Insurance suggests that offering part time jobs and other flexible work options could increase womens’ applications for senior roles by a massive 20 per cent. Over a period of 12 months ending in February this year, Zurich offered 4 out of every 5 of their vacancies with an option […]

McDonald’s To Create Over 100 Full & Part Time Jobs In The Wirral

A new branch of the McDonald’s restaurant chain is set to create over 100 full and part time jobs in the Wirral area of Merseyside. Due to open its doors next week (4th November 2020), the new Prenton branch of McDonald’s will create around 105 vacancies for local job seekers in the Wirral, according to […]

Over 1 in 3 UK Staff Looking For A More Flexible Job

New research by comparison website has revealed that more than 1 in 3 UK staff are looking for a more flexible job than the one they already have. The research was compiled after surveying the opinions of over 2,000 UK workers who currently have either a full or part time job. Exactly half of […]

Travelodge Actively Recruiting Parents To Work Flexible Hours

Budget hotel chain Travelodge has launched a new recruitment initiative which it hopes will lure UK mums and dads who are looking for jobs with flexible hours. Travelodge believes that parents who want to work part time hours could be a great fill for some of their post-Brexit era vacancies and are willing to offer […]