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Part time work

1. Full time work 2. Part time work 3. Understanding payslips
4. National Insurance 5. P45 and P60 explained 6. Income tax
7. Tax codes - what are they? 8. Pension 9. Getting a job

2. What is Part Time Work?

Part time work has no set hours but are less than full time.  You should get the same pay per hour as a full time worker and the same benefits (holiday, sick pay, pension opportunities, etc.), but these will be 'pro rata' so if you work half the hours of a full time member of staff, you will get half of the paid holidays.

There are some exceptions where employers do not have to treat part time staff the same, such as when they can demonstrate that the cost of the company benefits is disproportionate. 

You can work part time if:

  • You are over the age 13 but have there are some restrictions;
  • You are past the end of Year 11 but also in education or training;
  • You are over the age of 18.

If you work part time, you may be entitled to certain benefits.


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